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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Abbrederis, K; Kremer, M; Schuhmacher, C 
Title:
[Ischemic anastomotic bowel perforation during treatment with bevacizumab 10 months after surgery.] 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Bevacizumab (Avastin(R)) is a monoclonal antibody against vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptor that has demonstrated increased overall survival when added to standard chemotherapy regimens in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. Gastrointestinal perforation is a known risk factor of unknown etiology associated with the use of bevacizumab. OBJECTIVE: We report a 61-year-old woman with adenocarcinoma of the colon ascendens who underwent hemicolectomy and adjuvant c...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Chirurg 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
79 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
351-355 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0009-4722 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie ; Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik