Pulmonology Book


Simplified PESI

Aka: Simplified PESI, Simplified Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index, sPESI
  1. See Also
    1. Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index (PESI)
    2. Bova Score
    3. Hestia Criteria
    4. Pulmonary Embolism
    5. Pulmonary Embolism Management
    6. Pulmonary Embolism Anticoagulation
  2. Indications
    1. Pulmonary Embolism risk stratification
  3. Criteria
    1. Age >80 years
    2. Cancer History
    3. Chronic cardiopulmonary disease
    4. Heart Rate >100 bpm
    5. Systolic Blood Pressure <100 mmHg
    6. Oxygen Saturation <90%
  4. Interpretation
    1. Low Risk: No Criteria
      1. Mortality 30 day: 1.1%
      2. Morbidity: 1.5% risk of recurrent Venous Thromboembolism or non-fatal bleeding
    2. High Risk: 1 or more Criteria
      1. Mortality 30 day: 8.9%
  5. References
    1. Jimenez (2010) Arch Intern Med 170(15): 1383-9 [PubMed]

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