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Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism in Patient with Malignant Disease

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for venous thromboe-embolism in a patient with a malignant disease as reported by Lyman et al.

Specialty:

Vascular Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology

Objective:

risk factors, drug levels, comorbid conditions, prevention

ICD-10:

C00-D49, I80, I82

Description:

Lyman et al listed the risk factors for venous thromboembolism in a patient with a malignant disease. These can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management with prophylaxis. The authors are from multiple universities in North America in participation with the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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