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Thalidomide-associated pulmonary embolism

  • At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: YEN, Su-Chen (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Chu, Pao-Hsien (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, TAOYUAN, China Taiwan)
    Chen, Wei-Li (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, TAOYUAN, China Taiwan)
    Deng, Shin-Tarng (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, TAOYUAN, China Taiwan)
  • Abstract:

    Objective: Thalidomide as a single agent causes venous thromboembolism (VTE) in <2% in a phase II study of 169 patients. With the addition of dexamethasone, the frequency of VTE rises up to 10-15%.More VTE were reported in the study conducted in the United States but very few in Chinese. To our knowledge, there is no any thalidomide-associated..

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