C Kabrhel

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical gestalt and the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: does experience matter?
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Clinics Building 115, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 127:1627-30. 2005
  2. pmc Prospective, randomized evaluation of a personal digital assistant-based research tool in the emergency department
    Morris L Rivera
    Dept of Emergency Medicine, Hilo Medical Center, Hilo, HI, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:3. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical pearls: a 37-year-old man with a rash
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:776-9. 2003
  4. pmc Factors associated with positive D-dimer results in patients evaluated for pulmonary embolism
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:589-97. 2010
  5. pmc Prospective study of BMI and the risk of pulmonary embolism in women
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2040-6. 2009
  6. pmc Physical inactivity and idiopathic pulmonary embolism in women: prospective study
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA 02114, USA
    BMJ 343:d3867. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint A highly sensitive ELISA D-dimer increases testing but not diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:519-24. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The probability of pulmonary embolism is a function of the diagnoses considered most likely before testing
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:471-4. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Creation of an online collection of emergency medicine literature
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Clinics Building 115, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:173-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The contribution of the subjective component of the Canadian Pulmonary Embolism Score to the overall score in emergency department patients
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:915-20. 2005

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical gestalt and the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: does experience matter?
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Clinics Building 115, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Chest 127:1627-30. 2005
    ....
  2. pmc Prospective, randomized evaluation of a personal digital assistant-based research tool in the emergency department
    Morris L Rivera
    Dept of Emergency Medicine, Hilo Medical Center, Hilo, HI, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 8:3. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively compare the performance of PDA and paper enrollment instruments with respect to time required and errors generated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical pearls: a 37-year-old man with a rash
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:776-9. 2003
  4. pmc Factors associated with positive D-dimer results in patients evaluated for pulmonary embolism
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:589-97. 2010
    ..To help clinicians better target testing, this study sought to quantify the effect of risk factors for a positive quantitative D-dimer in patients evaluated for PE...
  5. pmc Prospective study of BMI and the risk of pulmonary embolism in women
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2040-6. 2009
    ..Increasing BMI has a strong, linear association with the development of PE in women. Clinicians should consider BMI when assessing the risk of PE in their patients...
  6. pmc Physical inactivity and idiopathic pulmonary embolism in women: prospective study
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA 02114, USA
    BMJ 343:d3867. 2011
    ..To determine the association between physical inactivity (that is, a sedentary lifestyle) and incident idiopathic pulmonary embolism...
  7. ncbi request reprint A highly sensitive ELISA D-dimer increases testing but not diagnosis of pulmonary embolism
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:519-24. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint The probability of pulmonary embolism is a function of the diagnoses considered most likely before testing
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:471-4. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Creation of an online collection of emergency medicine literature
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Clinics Building 115, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:173-5. 2005
    ..It also can be easily updated and password protected. Similar collections may be developed for use in other educational settings...
  10. ncbi request reprint The contribution of the subjective component of the Canadian Pulmonary Embolism Score to the overall score in emergency department patients
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 12:915-20. 2005
    ..However, research suggests that subjective gestalt performs similarly to the CPES, and the influence of the subjective question on the predictive value of the CPES is not clear...
  11. doi request reprint Prospective multicenter evaluation of the pulmonary embolism rule-out criteria
    J A Kline
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28323 2861, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 6:772-80. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that low suspicion and PERC(-) would predict a post-test probability of VTE(+) or death below 2.0%...
  12. doi request reprint Association between the Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index (PESI) and short-term clinical deterioration
    Praveen Hariharan
    Department of Medicine, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Thromb Haemost 105:706-11. 2011
    ..26 (95% CI: 0.14-0.48). Of the patients who had an adverse clinical event or required a hospital-based intervention within the first five days after PE diagnosis, 14% were categorised by the PESI as safe for discharge [corrected] ...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical criteria to prevent unnecessary diagnostic testing in emergency department patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    J A Kline
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, PO Box 32861, Charlotte, North Carolina 28323 2861, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 2:1247-55. 2004
    ..4% (0.5-3.0%) and 0% (0-6.2%), respectively. The derived eight-factor block rule reduced the pretest probability below the test threshold for d-dimer in two validation populations, but the rule's utility was limited by low specificity...
  14. doi request reprint Outcomes of high pretest probability patients undergoing d-dimer testing for pulmonary embolism: a pilot study
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Emerg Med 35:373-7. 2008
    ..Further testing is warranted to determine whether these findings can be safely incorporated into practice...
  15. doi request reprint Risk of thromboembolism following acute intracerebral hemorrhage
    Joshua N Goldstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Zero Emerson Place, Suite 3B, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Neurocrit Care 10:28-34. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that TEs are relatively common following ICH, and that anticoagulated patients are at higher risk for these complications...
  16. doi request reprint Potential impact of adjusting the threshold of the quantitative D-dimer based on pretest probability of acute pulmonary embolism
    Christopher Kabrhel
    Department of Emergency Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:325-32. 2009
    ..The authors tested if the threshold of the quantitative D-dimer can be varied according to pretest probability (PTP) of PE to increase specificity while maintaining a negative predictive value (NPV) of >99%...
  17. pmc Prospective study of ABO blood type and the risk of pulmonary embolism in two large cohort studies
    Brian M Wolpin
    Department of Medical Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Thromb Haemost 104:962-71. 2010
    ..04). In two large, prospective cohorts, ABO blood type was significantly associated with the risk of idiopathic and non-idiopathic PE, with even greater risk for idiopathic PE among current and past smokers with non-O blood type...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction after over-the-counter use of pseudoephedrine
    Alex F Manini
    Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:213-6. 2005
    ..Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging confirmed findings of regional myocardial infarction. This case highlights a potential danger of pseudoephedrine even when used by otherwise healthy individuals...
  19. pmc Clinical features from the history and physical examination that predict the presence or absence of pulmonary embolism in symptomatic emergency department patients: results of a prospective, multicenter study
    D Mark Courtney
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:307-315.e1. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to measure the predictive value of 13 implicit variables...
  20. ncbi request reprint Derivation and validation of a Bayesian network to predict pretest probability of venous thromboembolism
    Jeffrey A Kline
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28323 2861, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:282-90. 2005
    ..We determine the accuracy with which a Bayesian network can identify patients with a low pretest probability of venous thromboembolism, defined as less than or equal to 2%...
  21. doi request reprint 12-lead ECG findings of pulmonary hypertension occur more frequently in emergency department patients with pulmonary embolism than in patients without pulmonary embolism
    Michael R Marchick
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28323 2861, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 55:331-5. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that ECG findings consistent with pulmonary hypertension would be observed more frequently in patients with pulmonary embolism...
  22. ncbi request reprint Pleuritic chest pain and exertional dyspnea
    Wendy L Macias
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Emerg Med 29:467-73. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Current status of International Emergency Medicine fellowships in the United States
    Gregory H Bledsoe
    Center for International Emergency, Disaster, and Refugee Studies CIEDRS, Department of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 20:32-5. 2005
    ..This article reviews the current International Emergency. Medicine (IEM) fellowships available to residency-trained Emergency Physicians in the United States...