Published in Blood Weekly, August 3rd, 2006
"It may be safe to omit additional diagnostic testing in selected patients with suspected PE who have a negative D-dimer test, but this approach has never been evaluated in a randomized, controlled trial. The purpose of this study was to determine if additional diagnostic testing can be safely withheld in patients with suspected PE who have negative erythrocyte agglutination D-dimer test results," scientists in Canada report.
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