Venous Thrombotic Emergencies

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    Abstract

    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
    Volume27
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 2009

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    Emergencies
    Embolism and Thrombosis
    Cerebral Veins
    Budd-Chiari Syndrome
    Intracranial Thrombosis
    Pulmonary Embolism
    Venous Thrombosis
    Neoplasms
    Thrombosis

    Keywords

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

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Emergency Medicine

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    Venous Thrombotic Emergencies. / Deloughery, Thomas.

    In: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, Vol. 27, No. 3, 2009, p. 445-458.

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