Venous Thrombotic Emergencies

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    Thrombosis is a common complication of cancer, occurring in up to 15% of patients. This article reviews the diagnosis and management of the most common cancer-related thrombotic problem; deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and catheterrelated thrombosis. Rarer entities, such as cerebral vein thrombosis and Budd-Chiari syndrome, are also reviewed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)445-458
    Number of pages14
    JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
    Issue number3
    StatePublished - Aug 2009


    • Anticoagulation
    • Cancer
    • Low-molecular weight heparin
    • Thrombosis
    • Venous thromboembolism
    • Warfarin

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Emergency Medicine


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