Anticoagulation for patients with cancer and central venous catheters.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011;2:CD006468
Authors: Akl EA, Vasireddi SR, Gunukula S, Yosuico VE, Barba M, Sperati F, Cook D, Schünemann H
Central venous catheter (CVC) placement increases the risk of thrombosis in cancer patients. Thrombosis often necessitates the removal of the CVC, resulting in treatment delays and thrombosis related morbidity and mortality.
PMID: 21328283 [PubMed - in process]