C-Reactive Protein in Acute Pulmonary Embolism


Abul Y., Karakurt S. , Ozben B. , Toprak A., Celikel T.

JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE, vol.59, no.1, pp.8-14, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 59 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.2310/jim.0b013e31820017f2
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INVESTIGATIVE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.8-14

Abstract

Background: Right ventricular dysfunction and N-terminal proB-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) are established determinants of prognosis in acute pulmonary embolism (PE). The aim of the study was to investigate the prognostic value of C-reactive protein (CRP) in PE.