Venous thromboembolism in the cancer patient.

@article{Durica1997VenousTI,
  title={Venous thromboembolism in the cancer patient.},
  author={Sherri S. Durica},
  journal={Current opinion in hematology},
  year={1997},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={
          306-11
        }
}
  • Sherri S. Durica
  • Published in Current opinion in hematology 1997
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Patients with malignancies are at increased risk of developing venous thromboembolic disease. Diagnosis and treatment of deep venous thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism in this group of patients poses some unique challenges, but generally should parallel that of patients without malignancy. Prophylaxis with low-dose warfarin should be considered in patients with indwelling central venous catheters and in some patients receiving chemotherapy for cancer. Although patients who present with… CONTINUE READING

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