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    3 April 2009

    Screening for occult cancer in idiopathic DVT?

    Should patients with venous thrombosis have cancer screening?
    RK Patel
    Thrombus, 2009 Apr. Volume 13, Number 1.

    Other Refs:

    Venous Thromboembolism and Occult Malignancy: Simultaneous Detection During Pulmonary CT Angiography with CT Venography
    Bierry et al. Am. J. Roentgenol 2008; 191: 885-889

    Occult malignancy in patients with venous thromboembolism: risk indicators and a...
    Oktar et al. Phlebology.2007; 22: 75-79

    Screening for occult cancer in patients with acute venous thromboembolism.
    Monreal M, Trujillo-Santos J.
    Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2007 Sep;13(5):368-71.

    [Occult cancer and venous thromboembolism: which screening in patients with inaugural deep vein thrombosis?]
    Pathol Biol (Paris). 2008 Jun;56(4):205-10.
    Lévesque H.[Article in French]

    Recently completed trial:

    Screening for Occult Malignancy in Idiopathic Venous Thromboembolism (Univeristy of Padova)

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