Cancer is associated with a prothrombotic or hypercoagulable state. Intracoronary thrombosis is a rare and potentially life-threatening complication in cancer patients. We describe a rare case of large nonocclusive intracoronary thrombosis successfully treated by means of medical therapy.

A rare case of large intracoronary thrombosis in advanced breast cancer patient treated with epirubicin and cisplatin / M. Centola, S. Lucreziotti, S. Cazzaniga, D. Salerno-Uriarte, C. Sponzilli, S. Carugo. - In: JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE. - ISSN 1558-2027. - 17:Suppl. 2(2016 Dec), pp. E241-E243.

A rare case of large intracoronary thrombosis in advanced breast cancer patient treated with epirubicin and cisplatin

M. Centola;D. Salerno-Uriarte;S. Carugo
2016-12

Abstract

Cancer is associated with a prothrombotic or hypercoagulable state. Intracoronary thrombosis is a rare and potentially life-threatening complication in cancer patients. We describe a rare case of large nonocclusive intracoronary thrombosis successfully treated by means of medical therapy.
acute coronary syndrome; cancer; chemotherapy; coronary thrombosis
Settore MED/11 - Malattie dell'Apparato Cardiovascolare
JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE
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