TITLE

2009 - Warfarin thromboprophylaxis in cancer did not reduce risk for catheter-related thrombosis

AUTHOR(S)
Siragusa, Sergio
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;7/21/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study investing reduction of catheter-related thrombosis by warfarin compared with no warfarin, or by dose-adjusted warfarin compared with fixed-dose warfarin in patients with cancer receiving chemotherapy through central venous catheters (CVCs). The results concluded that warfarin did not affect risk for catheter-related thrombosis.
ACCESSION #
43797539

 

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