Exocrine pancreas cancer and thromboembolic events: A systematic literature review Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Pancreas, Exocrine
  • Pancreatic Neoplasms
  • Thromboembolism

abstract

  • Exocrine pancreas cancer continues to represent a significant therapeutic challenge, with high rates of mortality and morbidity, including from thromboembolic events, which have long been described as a frequent complication of the disease. This article provides a systematic and comprehensive review of the literature to address the clinical and pathologic features recognized in pancreas cancer pertaining to thrombosis, and to discuss ongoing investigations of prophylactic anticoagulation in the hopes of improving disease-related outcomes.

publication date

  • July 2012

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 22773799

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 835

end page

  • 46

volume

  • 10

number

  • 7