Cancer patients with venous thrombosis at diagnosis have a worse prognosis.
- Distant metastasis: 44% versus 35.1%
- 1 year survival rate: 12% versus 36%
Cancer patients are more likely to have large, proximal, persistent, and recurrent venous thrombosis.
Clinical diagnosis alone lacks sensitivity and specificity for acute venous thrombosis.
Diagnostic imaging studies such as d