Pathophysiology and Clinical Aspects of Venous Thromboembolism in Neonates, Renal Disease and Cancer

This book, with contributions from distinguished experts in the field, depicts some hot aspects on aetilogics of VTE, the disease burden in neonates, renal disease and cancer patients as well as issues relevant to prophylaxis and the concept of VTE as patient injury content.

Venous Thromboembolism remains a major health challenge in many countries because of the morbidity and mortality it inflicts, mainly in hospitalized patients.

Section 1 Some Aspects of Pathogenesis of Thrombosis
1 Microparticles: Role in Haemostasis and Venous Thromboembolism
2 Hyperhomocysteinemia: Relation to Cardiovascular Disease and Venous Thromboembolism
Section 2 Venous Thromboembolism in Certain Groups of Patients
3 Venous Thromboembolism in Neonates. Children and Patients with Chronic Renal Disease – Special Considerations
4 Venous Thromboembolism in Cancer Patients
5 Thrombosis Associated with Immunomodulatory Agents in Multiple Myeloma
Section 3 Emerging Issues in Thromboprophylaxis
6 Aetiology of Deep Venous Thrombosis – Implications for Prophylaxis
7 Venous Thromboembolism as a Preventable Patient Injury: Experience of the Danish Patient Insurance Association (1996 – 2010)



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