Sex as a prognostic factor for mortality in adults with acute symptomatic pulmonary embolism

Jesús López-Alcalde*, Elena C. Stallings, Javier Zamora, Alfonso Muriel, Sander van Doorn, Noelia Alvarez-Diaz, Borja Manuel Fernandez-Felix, Carlos A. Quezada Loaiza, Raquel Perez, David Jimenez

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Abstract

Objectives: This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (prognosis). The objectives are as follows:. To determine whether sex (i.e. being a male or a female) is an independent (i.e. autonomous) prognostic factor for predicting mortality in adults with acute symptomatic PE. See for a formulation of the review question in population, index prognostic factor, comparator, outcome(s), timing, and setting (PICOTS) format. 1 Review question in PICOTS format (Table presented.) PE: pulmonary embolism.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD013835
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Volume2021
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jan 2021

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The Cochrane Vascular editorial base is supported by the Chief Scientist Office.

Funding Information:
We would like to thank the Cochrane Prognostic Methods group, particularly Karl Moons, Lotty Hooft and Thomas Debray, for the support and guidance in the methodology and for the deliverance of a course on carrying out prognostic systematic reviews at the Cochrane Associate Centre of Madrid (June 2018). We would like to thank the Cochrane Vascular Information Specialist, Candida Fenton. The Cochrane Vascular editorial base wish to thank Elizabeth Stovold, Information Specialist, Cochrane Airways, for peer reviewing the search strategy. The review authors and the Cochrane Vascular editorial base wish to thank the following peer reviewers for their comments: Professor Alfonso Iorio, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
H Dirk Sostman MD FACR, Weill Cornell Medical College and Methodist Hospital, New York, USA
Dr Valdis Ģībietis, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia We also thank the peer reviewer who chose to remain anonymous.

Publisher Copyright:
Copyright © 2021 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)

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