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  Pulmonary Embolism Risk by Pisa Study (without chest x-ray)

 
FactorSum = AgeRange + Sex + RiskFactors
Risk = 100 / (1 + e(3.43-FactorSum))

 
Input:
 
Age Range <57 (0)

57-67 (0.80)

68-74 (0.87)

≥75 (1.14)
Sex Female (0)

Male (0.60)
Risk Factors

Recent immobilization (0.42)

History of DVT (0.64)

History of cardiovasc dx (-0.51)

History of pulmonary dx (-0.89)

Acute onset of dyspnea (2.0)

Orthopnea (-1.51)

Chest pain (1.01)

Syncope (0.66)

Hemoptysis (0.93)

Unilateral leg swelling (0.80)

Fever ≥38 degrees C (-1.47)

Wheezes present (-1.20)

Crackles present (-0.61)

Cor pulmonale on EKG (1.96)
Results:
 
Factor Sum  
Risk  
 
Decimal Precision  

 
     
 
Notes

 
References
  1. Miniati M, Bottai M, Monti S, et. al. Simple and accurate prediction of the clinical probability of pulmonary embolism. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Aug 1;178(3):290-4. Epub 2008 Apr 24. PMID: 18436792 PubMed Logo

 
Associated Medical Subject Headings [MeSH] Terms
 
         80 and over,   Adolescent,   Adult,   Aged,   Computer-Assisted,   Diagnosis,   Electrocardiography,   Female,   Humans,   Male,   Middle Aged,   Odds Ratio,   Physical Examination,   Pulmonary Embolism,   ROC Curve,   Severity of Illness Index,   Software

 
Associated ICD9-CM Codes
 
   673.82Pulm embol nec-del w p/p
   673.23Pulm embol nos-antepart
   673.22Pulm embol nos-del w p/p
   673.21Pulm embol nos-delivered
   673.24Pulm embol nos-postpart
   415.19Pulm embol/infarct nec
   673.83Pulmon embol nec-antepar
   673.81Pulmon embol nec-deliver
   673.84Pulmon embol nec-postpar

 
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