[Vena cava filter in patients with gynecologic cancer complicated by pulmonary embolism and progressive hypercoagulability].

@article{Cobellis2002VenaCF,
  title={[Vena cava filter in patients with gynecologic cancer complicated by pulmonary embolism and progressive hypercoagulability].},
  author={Luigi Cobellis and Enrico Michelino Messalli and Elvira Calabrese and Emilia Pecori and E Gioino and Giovanni Cobellis},
  journal={Minerva ginecologica},
  year={2002},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={63-5}
}
The aim of the study was to verify the validity of placement of a vena cava filter in patients with gynecologic cancer complicated by pulmonary embolism and progressive persistent hypercoagulability. The authors discuss two patients with pulmonary embolism. In this study, a gynecologic tumor was diagnosed, one presented endometrial carcinoma and the other ovarian papillary carcinoma, after the position of vena cava filter and treatment with urokinasi (2.800.000 UI/ml) it was possible to do… CONTINUE READING