Risk factors predictive of occult cancer detection in patients with unprovoked venous thromboembolism Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Key Points It remains unclear whether a subgroup of high-risk patients could potentially benefit from a more extensive screening strategy. Age, prior provoked VTE, and smoking status may be important predictors of occult cancer detection in patients with first unprovoked VTE.

authors

  • Ihaddadene, Ryma
  • Corsi, Daniel J
  • Lazo-Langner, Alejandro
  • Shivakumar, Sudeep
  • Zarychanski, Ryan
  • Tagalakis, Vicky
  • Solymoss, Susan
  • Routhier, Nathalie
  • Douketis, James Demetrois
  • Le Gal, Gregoire
  • Carrier, Marc

publication date

  • April 21, 2016

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