Diagnostic value of the electrocardiogram in suspected pulmonary embolism

Am J Cardiol. 2000 Oct 1;86(7):807-9, A10. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9149(00)01090-0.


The electrocardiogram is shown to be of limited diagnostic value for determining pulmonary embolism in a prospective cohort study of unselected patients with suspected pulmonary embolism.

Publication types

  • Evaluation Study

MeSH terms

  • Electrocardiography*
  • Humans
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Pulmonary Embolism / diagnosis*