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Varied opinions on thrombolysis for venous thromboembolism in infants and children: findings from a survey of pediatric hematology-oncology specialists.

Authors
  • Yee, Donald L1
  • Chan, Anthony K C
  • Williams, Suzan
  • Goldenberg, Neil A
  • Massicotte, M Patricia
  • Raffini, Leslie J
  • 1 Department of Pediatrics, Hematology-Oncology Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pediatric Blood & Cancer
Publisher
Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2009
Volume
53
Issue
6
Pages
960–966
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1002/pbc.22146
PMID: 19544387
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The survey results support that clinical practice pertaining to use of thrombolytic agents in pediatric VTE varies widely but also provide useful benchmarks to aid clinical decision-making and future clinical trial design. Such varied practices stem from the lack of strong evidence supporting one therapeutic approach versus another.

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