Risk of venous thromboembolism associated with PICC in ambulant cancer patients

    Risk of venous thromboembolism associated with PICC in ambulant cancer patients

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    We analysed a cohort of cancer patients subjected to PICC insertion in a single cancer centre for the incidence of all-type vascular thromboembolism (VTE) and investigated relative risk factors” Jones et al (2017). Abstract: BACKGROUND: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a common complication of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs). PICCs are increasingly utilised in the […]

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