Coagulation in Cancer / Edition 1
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Coagulation in Cancer / Edition 1

by David Green
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387799613

ISBN-13: 9780387799612

Pub. Date: 02/13/2009

Publisher: Springer US

Coagulation in Cancer informs professionals working in the field of cancer about the pathophysiologic mechanisms of cancer-related thrombosis and bleeding. It provides assistance in recognizing the various bleeding and clotting disorders associated with cancer and includes current recommendations for the management of hemorrhage, and prevention and treatment of

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Overview

Coagulation in Cancer informs professionals working in the field of cancer about the pathophysiologic mechanisms of cancer-related thrombosis and bleeding. It provides assistance in recognizing the various bleeding and clotting disorders associated with cancer and includes current recommendations for the management of hemorrhage, and prevention and treatment of thrombosis in the patient with malignancy. This volume is a valuable addition to the literature on cancer and coagulation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387799612
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
02/13/2009
Series:
Cancer Treatment and Research Series, #148
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Alterations in Hemostasis Due to Cancer.- Dysregulation of Hemostasis by Cancer.- Effect of Cancer on Platelets.- Activation of Clotting Factors in Cancer.- The Role of Plasminogen-Plasmin System in Cancer.- The Coagulation System and Angiogenesis.- Thrombotic Disorders Associated with Cancer.- Overview of Cancer and Thrombosis.- Risk Factors for Thrombosis in Cancer Patients.- Thrombotic Microangiopathy Syndromes.- Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) in Cancer.- Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: Thrombophilic Clonal Stem Cell Diseases.- Chemotherapy-Associated Thrombosis.- Catheter-Related Thrombosis.- Thrombosis in Childhood Cancer.- Treatment of Venous Thrombosis.- Effects of Anticoagulants on Cancer: Heparins.- Bleeding Disorders Associated with Cancer.- Thrombocytopenia and Cancer.- Bleeding Disorders Associated with Cancer Dysproteinemias.- Control of Bleeding in Cancer.

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