6 edition of Thrombosis and Cancer found in the catalog.
September 1, 2003
by Informa Healthcare
Written in English
|Contributions||Gilles Lugassy (Editor), Anna Falanga (Editor), Ajay K Kakkar (Editor), Frederick R. Rickles (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||300|
Thrombosis is the medical term for a clot inside a blood vessel. Learn about the types of thrombosis conditions, where in the human body they happen, the various symptoms of each type, and common. The most common type of thrombosis in cancer patients is deep-vein thrombosis (DVT), which occurs when a clot forms in a vein deep inside the body, usually veins in the leg or arm. These clots may break free and travel through the bloodstream to the lungs — a potentially fatal condition known as pulmonary embolism (PE).
Thrombosis prevention or thromboprophylaxis is medical treatment to prevent the development of thrombosis (blood clots inside blood vessels) in those considered at risk for developing thrombosis. Some people are at a higher risk for the formation of blood clots than others. Prevention measures or interventions are usually begun after surgery as people are at higher ICDPCS: II Thrombosis (from Ancient Greek θρόμβωσις thrómbōsis "clotting”) is the formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel, obstructing the flow of blood through the circulatory a blood vessel (a vein or an artery) is injured, the body uses platelets (thrombocytes) and fibrin to form a blood clot to prevent blood loss. Even when a blood vessel is not injured, blood clots Specialty: Vascular surgery, internal medicine, .
This book provides a comprehensive review of deep vein thrombosis. There are chapters on risk factors for DVT, post thrombotic syndrome and its management, vena cava malformation as a new etiological factor and thrombosis in the upper limbs. DVT is usually seen in patients undergoing major surgeries. The guidelines for thrombo-prophylaxis in orthopaedic patients, Author: Gregory Cheng. Background: Thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot, or thrombus, inside of a blood vessel. Pediatric patients with cancer are at a higher risk of developing a thrombus because of their underlying disease, as well as their treatment and supportive care. Thrombosis can lead to significant morbidity, such as pulmonary embolism, in pediatric patients with cancer.
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Hemostasis and thrombosis is a hugely important, changing and complex area that impacts many other medical specialties, affecting at least 10 million people in the United States alone. It is vital for physicians to recognize abnormalities of hemostasis and thrombosis and to be able to address these problems in their patients.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: 1. Thrombosis and cancer: a short history of Trousseau's syndrome / Martin H. Prins and Hans-Martin M.B. Otten Pathogenesis of thrombosis in cancer / Anna Falanga, Marina Marchetti, and Alfonso Vignoli Platelets and cancer / Abraham.
Although the majority of asymptomatic CRT cases remain subclinical, symptomatic DVT occurs in 1%-5% of patients with a CVC ().
A prospective study of cancer patients with a CVC reported symptomatic, ipsilateral DVT in 4% at a median of 30 days after insertion. 13 This corresponds to an incidence of per r Cited by: In this book, leaders in the field explore our current understanding of thrombosis and hemostasis in cancer and address key questions on the subject.
Among the topics discussed are the mechanisms that cancers use to activate the coagulation system, and those by means of which an activated coagulation system can lead to more aggressive cancer. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.
Indeed, the risk of a cancer patient experiencing a major haemorrhage after twelve months of anticoagulation may be three times that of a patient without malignant disease. In their preface, the editors state that the purpose of the book is to provide comprehensive and timely coverage of the current knowledge of cancer-associated : Simon Stern.
Thrombosis and Cancer - CRC Press Book It is common knowledge that thromboembolic disease is often the earliest manifestation and almost the most frequent complication of cancer. Recent studies have investigated the mechanisms by which cancer causes thrombosis and have emphasized the importance of the coagulation system in angiogenesis a.
This book explores the current understanding of thrombosis and hemostasis in cancer, examines how cancers activate the coagulation system and how an activated coagulation system leads to more aggressive cancer growth, and addresses a wide range of treatment-related issues. Thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot (partial or complete blockage) within blood vessels, whether venous or arterial, limiting the natural flow of blood and resulting in clinical sequela.
The ability of blood to flow freely in vessels relies on complex homeostasis that exists between blood cells (including platelets), plasma proteins, coagulation factors, inflammatory factors and.
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Books. Go Search Hello Select your address. Gregory C. Connolly MD, Alok A. Khorana MD, in Consultative Hemostasis and Thrombosis (Fourth Edition), Catheter-Associated Venous Thromboembolism. Strategies for the prevention of venous catheter–associated thrombosis in patients with cancer have also been studied (see Chapter 30).These approaches have evaluated the use of a vitamin K antagonist.
In this book, leaders in the field explore our current understanding of thrombosis and hemostasis in cancer and address key questions on the subject. Among the topics discussed are the mechanisms that cancers use to activate the coagulation system, and those by means of which an activated coagulation system can lead to more aggressive cancer Author: Gerald Soff.
Abnormal clotting can sometimes lead to the formation of a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). This is a blood clot that forms in a deep vein, usually in the leg. A DVT that detaches from a vein in another part of the body and travels to the lungs is called a pulmonary embolism.
Why Does Cancer Increase the Risk of DVT. Silver Book Cardiovascular Disease Thrombosis Thrombosis Each year aro Americans are diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib),experience a venous thromboembolism event (VTE), andhave a stroke.
BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Internal Medicine category. A unique clinical focus makes Consultative Hemostasis and Thrombosis, 3rd Edition your go-to guide for quick, practical answers on managing the full range of bleeding and clotting disorders.
Emphasizing real-world problems and solutions, Dr. Craig S. Kitchens, Dr. Barbara A. Konkle. This text provides comprehensive and timely coverage of the current knowledge of cancer-associated thrombosis, its pathogenesis, clinical features, prevention, and therapy.
It specifically addresses the relationship between hemostatic systems and cancer, thus providing a unique and much needed : Kindle. This volume in the important Silver Book collection focuses on atrial fibrillation, stroke, and venous thromboembolism–three of the most common causes of and results of thrombosis.
The data in this volume emphasize the tremendous burden of thrombosis, especially as our population ages, as well as the potential value of innovation in reducing. Mechanisms of Thrombosis Maureane Hoffman, MD, PhD Professor of Pathology. Blood clotting where it shouldn't or when you don't want it to.
Things You Should Know:\r\(1\) Arterial \(and sometimes venous\) Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis \(Plaque Rupture\) - I consolidated things she said throughout the lectures on Slides 2 & 30\r\(2\) Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary. It is common knowledge that thromboembolic disease is often the earliest manifestation and almost the most frequent complication of cancer.
Recent studies have investigated the mechanisms by which cancer causes thrombosis and have emphasized the importance of the coagulation system in angiogenesis and tumor Edition: 1st Edition.
The book addresses all these key issues. The patient experience is a focus throughout the book. The table of contents maps the 'real life' cancer-associated thrombosis patient. Thrombosis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in cancer patients.
The pathogenesis of blood coagulation activation in oncological patients is complex and involves both clinical and. Trousseau's syndrome (cancer-associated thrombosis) is the second leading cause of death in cancer patients, after death from cancer itself.
The risk of a venous thromboembolism is 4- to 7-fold higher in patients with cancer than in those without by: The relationship between cancer and thrombosis was first described more than years ago, when a French doctor, Armand Trousseau, first described an association between the occurrence of thrombosis and a yet-undiagnosed cancer.
1 Patients with malignancy may display many types of hemostatic disorders, ranging from hemorrhages to thrombosis and disseminated Cited by: