Extended Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis for High-Risk Patients Undergoing Surgery for Malignancy

Background: In surgical patients with known malignancy, the odds ratio for an episode of a venous thromboembolism is approximately 6.5 compared to a group of patients without malignancy undergoing the same procedure [Heit et al.: Arch Intern Med 2000;160:809–815]. Case Report: We present a case of a...

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Main Authors: A. Perre, M. Markman
Format: Article
Published: Karger Publishers 2011-02-01
Series:Case Reports in Oncology
Online Access:http://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/324584

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