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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Lersch, C; Kotowa, W; Fung, S; Janssen, D 
Title:
Prophylaxis of port system-associated thromboses in advanced oncology patients using heparin flushing. 
Abstract:
PURPOSE: Thromboses occur in connection with the use of venous port systems. Valid data on the instillation of heparin-based solutions in the lumen of the port system are lacking. METHODS: One hundred and seventy-three patients with malignancy from 19 centres who had participated in an observation study of subcutaneous thromboprophylaxis with dalteparin-Na (Fragmin P/-Forte) were analysed with a view to flushing the port systems and investigating any related influence on the occurrence of cathet...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 
Year:
2004 
Journal volume:
130 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
235-41 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0171-5216 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik