Incidence and predictors of venous thromboembolism (VTE) among ambulatory patients with lung cancer.

@article{Connolly2011IncidenceAP,
  title={Incidence and predictors of venous thromboembolism (VTE) among ambulatory patients with lung cancer.},
  author={Gregory Clayton Connolly and Mehul R. Dalal and Jiangping Lin and Alok A. Khorana},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 15_suppl},
  pages={7066}
}
7066 Background: The incidence of VTE among lung cancer patients reported in hospital-discharge database studies and single-institution studies is 2%-13%. The incidence and economic impact of lung cancer-associated VTE is unknown in the ambulatory setting, where most cancer care occurs. This retrospective cohort analysis examined incidence and risk factors for VTE in ambulatory patients with primary lung tumors who were starting chemotherapy. METHODS Data were extracted from the IMS Patient… CONTINUE READING
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