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 problems; deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and catheter-related thrombosis. Rarer entities, such as cerebral vein thrombosis and Budd-Chiari syndrome, are also reviewed.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)487-500
    Number of pages14
    JournalHematology/Oncology Clinics of North America
    Volume24
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jun 1 2010

    Keywords

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

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Hematology
    • Oncology

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