Thromboembolic complications in pediatric hematologic malignancies.

  title={Thromboembolic complications in pediatric hematologic malignancies.},
  author={Uma H Athale and Anthony K. C. Chan},
  journal={Seminars in thrombosis and hemostasis},
  volume={33 4},
Thromboembolism (TE) is an uncommon entity in childhood. Overall 25% of children with thrombosis and more than 40% of children with central venous line (CVL) -related TE enrolled on the Canadian Pediatric Thrombophilia Registry had underlying diagnosis of cancer. However, so far there are very little data describing the epidemiology of TE in children with cancer. Most of the available information in this area originates mainly from retrospective and some prospective observational cohort studies… CONTINUE READING


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