Thrombophilia in children with cystic fibrosis.

  title={Thrombophilia in children with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Ian M Balfour-Lynn and Katherine M Malbon and John F. Burman and Simon J. Davidson},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  volume={39 4},
In some children with cystic fibrosis (CF), percutaneous long lines occlude sooner than expected (due to thrombophlebitis or thrombosis), and many have a totally implantable venous access device (TIVAD), a recognized complication of which is thrombosis. This complication is more likely if the child has an underlying thrombotic tendency, which may be… CONTINUE READING