High incidence of thromboembolic events in patients treated with cisplatin-based chemotherapy: A large retrospective analysis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Cisplatin
  • Neoplasms
  • Thromboembolism

abstract

  • This large retrospective analysis confirms the unacceptable incidence of TEEs in patients receiving cisplatin-based chemotherapy. In view of the controversy associated with prophylactic anticoagulation in patients with cancer treated with chemotherapy, randomized studies are urgently needed in this specific cancer population treated with cisplatin-based regimens.

publication date

  • September 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2011.35.5669

PubMed ID

  • 21810688

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3466

end page

  • 73

volume

  • 29

number

  • 25