Vena cava filter use in cancer patients with acute venous thromboembolism in California.

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BACKGROUND Few studies have evaluated the use of vena cava filters (VCF) in cancer patients with acute venous thromboembolism (VTE). METHODS Hospital discharge records of patients who were admitted with a principal diagnosis of lower extremity deep-vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism and cancer in California between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2009… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.thromres.2015.02.002

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