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Venous Thromboembolism in Advanced DiseaseA clinical guide$
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Simon I R Noble, Miriam J Johnson, and Agnes Y Y Lee

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199232048

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232048.001.0001

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Diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in cancer patients

Diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in cancer patients

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(p.41) Chapter 4 Diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in cancer patients
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Venous Thromboembolism in Advanced Disease
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Menno V. Huisman

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232048.003.0004

This chapter discusses the diagnostic tools and procedures available in detecting deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism in cancer patients. It focuses on clinically suspected deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the leg, clinically suspected pulmonary embolism, and clinically suspected upper extremity DVT. It evaluates the accuracy of various diagnostic tools and procedures and describes recommended strategies for diagnosis.

Keywords:   deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, cancer patients, diagnostic tools, diagnosis

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