Risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism and mortality in patients with cancer incidentally diagnosed with pulmonary embolism: a comparison with symptomatic patients.

@article{Exter2011RiskOR,
  title={Risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism and mortality in patients with cancer incidentally diagnosed with pulmonary embolism: a comparison with symptomatic patients.},
  author={Paul L. den Exter and Jos{\'e} Hooijer and Olaf Matthijs Dekkers and Menno V. Huisman},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 17},
  pages={2405-9}
}
PURPOSE The routine use of modern computed tomography scanners has led to an increased detection of incidental pulmonary embolism (PE), in particular in patients with cancer. The clinical relevance of these incidental findings is unknown. PATIENTS AND METHODS In this retrospective cohort study, oncology patients in whom PE was objectively proven between 2004 and 2010 and anticoagulant treatment was started, were included. Fifty-one patients with incidental PE and 144 with symptomatic PE were… CONTINUE READING

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