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D-dimer test might help exclude deep vein thrombosis in pregnancy

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.335.7615.324-a (Published 16 August 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:324

D-dimer values increase during pregnancy, and although a D-dimer test has high specificity in women suspected of having deep vein thrombosis who are not pregnant, it is thought to have limited value in pregnant women. Previous …

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