Dyspnoea and chest pain are common causes of referral to emergency departments. Both symptoms are nonspecific and may be caused by ST elevation myocardial infarction, aortic dissection, pulmonary embolism, or infection. Fibrin D-dimer is often used for ruling out suspicion of acute diseases, but the clinical utility is limited by a modest specificity which lowers with age to approximately ten per cent at the age of 80 years.
|Bidragets oversatte titel||Diagnostic accuracy of fibrin D-dimer|
|Tidsskrift||Ugeskrift for Læger|
|Status||Udgivet - 19 sep. 2022|
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