Drahomir Aujesky

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Exclusion of pulmonary embolism using C-reactive protein and D-dimer. A prospective comparison
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 90:1198-203. 2003
  2. ncbi Diagnosing pulmonary embolism in outpatients with clinical assessment, D-dimer measurement, venous ultrasound, and helical computed tomography: a multicenter management study
    Arnaud Perrier
    Medical Clinic 1, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Am J Med 116:291-9. 2004
  3. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of low-molecular-weight heparin for treatment of pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Chest 128:1601-10. 2005
  4. ncbi A prediction rule to identify low-risk patients with pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:169-75. 2006
  5. ncbi Prognostic value of D-dimer in patients with pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of Internal Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 96:478-82. 2006
  6. ncbi Value of D-dimer testing for the exclusion of pulmonary embolism in patients with previous venous thromboembolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Arch Intern Med 166:176-80. 2006
  7. ncbi Prediction of pulmonary embolism in the emergency department: the revised Geneva score
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Ann Intern Med 144:165-71. 2006
  8. ncbi Clinical usefulness of D-dimer testing in cancer patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:715-9. 2006
  9. pmc Racial differences in 30-day mortality for pulmonary embolism
    Said A Ibrahim
    Veterans Administration Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2161-4. 2006
  10. ncbi Gender differences in 30-day mortality for patients hospitalized with acute pulmonary embolism
    Sonya Borrero
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1165-70. 2007

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Publications19

  1. ncbi Exclusion of pulmonary embolism using C-reactive protein and D-dimer. A prospective comparison
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 90:1198-203. 2003
    ..Standard CRP tests alone or combined with clinical probability assessment cannot safely exclude PE...
  2. ncbi Diagnosing pulmonary embolism in outpatients with clinical assessment, D-dimer measurement, venous ultrasound, and helical computed tomography: a multicenter management study
    Arnaud Perrier
    Medical Clinic 1, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Am J Med 116:291-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate a diagnostic strategy for pulmonary embolism that combined clinical assessment, plasma D-dimer measurement, lower limb venous ultrasonography, and helical computed tomography (CT)...
  3. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of low-molecular-weight heparin for treatment of pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Chest 128:1601-10. 2005
    ..Low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) appears to be safe and effective for treating pulmonary embolism (PE), but its cost-effectiveness has not been assessed...
  4. ncbi A prediction rule to identify low-risk patients with pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:169-75. 2006
    ..A simple prognostic model could help identify patients with pulmonary embolism who are at low risk of death and are candidates for outpatient treatment...
  5. ncbi Prognostic value of D-dimer in patients with pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of Internal Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 96:478-82. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi Value of D-dimer testing for the exclusion of pulmonary embolism in patients with previous venous thromboembolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Arch Intern Med 166:176-80. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi Prediction of pulmonary embolism in the emergency department: the revised Geneva score
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Ann Intern Med 144:165-71. 2006
    ..Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism requires clinical probability assessment. Implicit assessment is accurate but is not standardized, and current prediction rules have shortcomings...
  8. ncbi Clinical usefulness of D-dimer testing in cancer patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:715-9. 2006
    ..Increasing the cut-off value of D-dimer in cancer patients might increase the test's clinical usefulness...
  9. pmc Racial differences in 30-day mortality for pulmonary embolism
    Said A Ibrahim
    Veterans Administration Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA 15240, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2161-4. 2006
    ..We used a large statewide database to compare 30-day mortality (defined as death within 30 days from the date of latest hospital admission) for Black and White patients who were hospitalized because of pulmonary embolism...
  10. ncbi Gender differences in 30-day mortality for patients hospitalized with acute pulmonary embolism
    Sonya Borrero
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1165-70. 2007
    ..We compared 30-day mortality for men and women hospitalized with PE using a large statewide database...
  11. pmc Hospital volume and patient outcomes in pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of Internal Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    CMAJ 178:27-33. 2008
    ..For patients with pulmonary embolism, the relation between the number of patients treated in a hospital (volume) and patient outcome is unknown...
  12. doi Length of hospital stay and postdischarge mortality in patients with pulmonary embolism: a statewide perspective
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of Internal Medicine, University of Lausanne, Service de Medecine Interne, BH 10 622, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 168:706-12. 2008
    ..Although reducing LOS is likely to save costs, the effects on patient safety are unclear. We sought to identify patient and hospital factors associated with LOS and assess whether LOS was associated with postdischarge mortality...
  13. ncbi Comparison of two clinical prediction rules and implicit assessment among patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Isabelle Chagnon
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Med 113:269-75. 2002
    ..We compared the predictive accuracy and the concordance of the two methods, as well as the Geneva score overridden by implicit clinical judgment...
  14. ncbi Validation of a model to predict adverse outcomes in patients with pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, The University Outpatient Clinic and The Clinical Epidemiology Center, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 27:476-81. 2006
    ..To validate a model for quantifying the prognosis of patients with pulmonary embolism (PE). The model was previously derived from 10 534 US patients...
  15. pmc Derivation and validation of a prognostic model for pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Center, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1041-6. 2005
    ..An objective and simple prognostic model for patients with pulmonary embolism could be helpful in guiding initial intensity of treatment...
  16. ncbi Oral anticoagulation strategies after a first idiopathic venous thromboembolic event
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med 118:625-35. 2005
    ..We used decision analysis to evaluate clinical and economic outcomes of different anticoagulation strategies with warfarin...
  17. ncbi Clinical usefulness of D-dimer depending on clinical probability and cutoff value in outpatients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 164:2483-7. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi Validation of a risk score identifying patients with acute pulmonary embolism, who are at low risk of clinical adverse outcome
    Mathieu R Nendaz
    Medical Clinic 1, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 91:1232-6. 2004
    ..Whether this score remains accurate and useful in clinical practice should be determined in a prospective multicentre validation study...
  19. doi Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism by multidetector CT alone or combined with venous ultrasonography of the leg: a randomised non-inferiority trial
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 371:1343-52. 2008
    ..We compared this combination with a strategy in which both a negative venous ultrasonography of the leg and MSCT were needed to exclude pulmonary embolism...