D-dimer levels enhance the discriminatory capacity of bleeding risk scores for predicting in-hospital bleeding events in acute pulmonary embolism

Published: 16 August 2019
Author(s): Marta Skowrońska, Aleksandra Furdyna, Michał Ciurzyński, Szymon Pacho, Piotr Bienias, Piotr Palczewski, Katarzyna Kurnicka, Krzysztof Jankowski, Anna Lipińska, Karolina Uchacz, Bartosz Karolak, Piotr Pruszczyk
Issue: August 2019

Bleeding is a major complication of anticoagulation in acute pulmonary embolism (APE) while estimating individual bleeding risk remains challenging. Elevated D-dimer levels (DD) have been shown to predict bleeding events.