Multi-institutional Study of Symptomatic Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in Prostate Cancer Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic or Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Laparoscopy
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Robotics
  • Venous Thrombosis

abstract

  • The incidence of symptomatic VTE after LRP is low. These data do not support the administration of prophylactic heparin to all patients undergoing LRP, especially those without risk factors for VTE.

publication date

  • January 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.eururo.2007.05.028

PubMed ID

  • 17597288

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 134

end page

  • 45

volume

  • 53

number

  • 1