Derivation and validation of a prognostic model for pulmonary embolism

Field Value
Model ID05-015-01
Model NamePulmonary Embolism Severity Index (PESI)
Pubmed ID16020800
First AuthorAujesky
JournalAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
TitleDerivation and validation of a prognostic model for pulmonary embolism
Primary Index ConditionVenous Thromboembolism (VTE)
Secondary Index ConditionN/A
Model Sample Size10354
Cohort Sample Size15531
Number of Events953
Follow-Up DurationShort (<3 months)
Calibration Reported
CovariatesAge, per yr, Male sex, Cancer, Heart failure, Chronic lung disease, Pulse >= 110/min, Systolic blood pressure < 100 mm Hg, Respiratory rate >= 30/min, Temperature < 36 degrees Celsius, Altered mental status, Arterial oxygen saturation < 90%
Mesh TermsTo be updated
Number of Validations6

External Validations

1st Author Year Sample Size AUC Calibration Relatedness
Vanni 2011 510 Not Reported No Related
Jimenez 2007 599 0.76 No Distantly Related
Aujesk 2005 221 0.79 No Related
Perrier 2007 899 0.8 No Distantly Related
Chan 2010 302 0.86 No Related
Mizuno 2015 302 0.92 No Related