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Catheter-Associated DVT of Arm and Neck in Cancer Patients: ISTH Guidance

| Clots in unusual locations, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Uncategorized, Venous Clots | Comments Off on Catheter-Associated DVT of Arm and Neck in Cancer Patients: ISTH Guidance

Stephan Moll, MD writes… This week (Feb 18th, 2014) a guidance document on the prevention and management of catheter-associated upper extremity (brachial, axillary, subclavian, and brachiocephalic veins) and neck (internal jugular) DVT was published by the International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) [ref 1].  The authors acknowledge that optimal long-term management of catheter-associated DVT has not been established.  The key recommendations: Read the rest of this entry »