Decision analysis for cancer screening in idiopathic venous thromboembolism.


BACKGROUND The SOMIT trial randomized patients with idiopathic venous thromboembolism (IVTE) and without signs of cancer at routine medical examination, to extensive screening for cancer plus 2 years of follow-up or to just 2-year follow-up. METHODS The data of the SOMIT-trial were used to perform a decision analysis. The screening tests were divided in… (More)


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@article{Nisio2005DecisionAF, title={Decision analysis for cancer screening in idiopathic venous thromboembolism.}, author={Marcello di Nisio and H M Otten and A. Piccioli and Anthonie Wa Lensing and Paolo Prandoni and Harry Roger B{\"u}ller and Maria Prins}, journal={Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH}, year={2005}, volume={3 11}, pages={2391-6} }