Extracellular vesicles, tissue factor, cancer and thrombosis – discussion themes of the ISEV 2014 Educational Day Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Although the association between cancer and venous thromboembolism (VTE) has long been known, the mechanisms are poorly understood. Circulating tissue factor-bearing extracellular vesicles have been proposed as a possible explanation for the increased risk of VTE observed in some types of cancer. The International Society for Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV) and International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) held a joint Educational Day in April 2014 to discuss the latest developments in this field. This review discusses the themes of that event and the ISEV 2014 meeting that followed.

authors

  • Gardiner, Chris
  • Harrison, Paul
  • Belting, Mattias
  • Böing, Anita
  • Campello, Elena
  • Carter, Bob S
  • Collier, Mary E
  • Coumans, Frank
  • Ettelaie, Camille
  • van Es, Nick
  • Hochberg, Fred H
  • Mackman, Nigel
  • Rennert, Robert C
  • Thaler, Johannes
  • Rak, Janusz
  • Nieuwland, Rienk

publication date

  • January 1, 2015