Diagnostic accuracy of noninvasive end-tidal carbon dioxide measurement in emergency department patients with suspected pulmonary embolism84-90


YÜKSEL M., PEKDEMİR M. , YILMAZ S. , YAKA E. , KARTAL A. G.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.46, ss.84-90, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1404-108
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.84-90

Özet

Background/aim: Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a frequent health problem representing a diagnostic challenge with high mortality and morbidity rates. The aim of this study was to investigate the value of end-tidal carbon dioxide (ETCO2) and alveolar dead space fraction (ADSF) in the diagnosis of PE.