Venous Thrombotic Emergencies

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-458
Number of pages14
JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2009


  • Anticoagulation
  • Cancer
  • Low-molecular weight heparin
  • Thrombosis
  • Venous thromboembolism
  • Warfarin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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