Delayed emesis: incidence, pattern, prognostic factors and optimal treatment

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Delayed emesis has been arbitrarily defined as vomiting and/or nausea beginning, or persisting for, more than 24 h after chemotherapy administration. Acute emesis is the most important prognostic factor for delayed emesis. Owing to the relatively high incidence and severity all patients treated with cisplatin ≥50 mg/m2 should receive antiemetic prophylaxis… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s005200100295

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