It may be expected that the pre-test probability would increase with each level of the healthcare system.
What does PTP stand for?
PTP stands for Pre-Test Probability
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Better methods are needed to more accurately assess the likelihood of obstructive CAD in patients in a cardiologist office-based setting, especially among patients with low pre-test probability of disease such as women and patients with atypical symptoms on presentation," said John A.
In conclusion, the presence of significant acquired coagulopathy cannot be used to suggest pneumonia or exclude symptomatic acute PE when the prevalence or pre-test probability of acute PE is not low.
They are most likely to be offered to patients with a high pre-test probability of moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea with no other comorbid medical conditions.
Considering a high pre-test probability for coronary artery disease, he was scheduled for cardiac catheterization, which showed diffuse ectasia of his left circumflex artery (10 mm in diameter) and left anterior descending artery (6 mm in diameter).
6% pre-test probability of heterozygous [alpha]-thalassemia in the Curacao population.
In this assessment, Long QT genetic testing met TEC's criteria for establishing the diagnosis of LQTS in two types of individuals: those who have a moderate to high pre-test probability of LQTS but do not fully satisfy the clinical criteria, as well as those who meet the clinical criteria for LQTS and have close relatives at-risk.
Many readers will already be aware of these concepts, although they may be more familiar with the terms positive predictive value (rather than posterior odds) and pre-test probability (rather than prior odds).