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Venous thrombotic emergencies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19646647     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Thrombosis is a common complication of cancer, occurring in up to 15% of patients. This article reviews the diagnosis and management of the most common cancer-related thrombotic problem; deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and catheterrelated thrombosis. Rarer entities, such as cerebral vein thrombosis and Budd-Chiari syndrome, are also reviewed.
Thomas G DeLoughery
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine clinics of North America     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1558-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2009 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-08-03     Completed Date:  2009-08-20     Revised Date:  2010-05-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8219565     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  445-58     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, L586, Portland, OR 97201-3098, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Glands / blood supply
Anticoagulants / contraindications,  therapeutic use
Budd-Chiari Syndrome / diagnosis,  etiology,  therapy
Catheterization, Central Venous / adverse effects
Emergency Service, Hospital*
Neoplasms / complications*
Pulmonary Embolism / diagnosis,  etiology,  therapy
Thrombocytopenia / complications
Thrombolytic Therapy
Thrombosis / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy*
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Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2010 Jun;24(3):487-500   [PMID:  20488349 ]

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