Risk of Vascular Toxicity with Platinum Based Chemotherapy in Elderly Patients with Bladder Cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Carboplatin
  • Cisplatin
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
  • Vascular Diseases

abstract

  • Patients receiving platinum based chemotherapy were at higher risk for thromboembolism but not other vascular events, particularly in the first year after diagnosis. This risk of thromboembolism is similar for cisplatin and carboplatin.

publication date

  • January 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.juro.2015.08.088

PubMed ID

  • 26341576

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 33

end page

  • 40

volume

  • 195

number

  • 1