Chapter 14. Pediatric Thrombosis

  1. Mark A. Crowther MD, MSc, FRCPC Professor Division Director4,5,
  2. Jeff Ginsberg MD, FRCPC Professor6,
  3. Holger J. Schünemann MD, PhD, MSc, FACP, FCCP Professor7,8,
  4. Ralph M. Meyer MD, FRCPC Director Professor9,10 and
  5. Richard Lottenberg MD, FACP Professor11
  1. Anthony K. C. Chan MBBS, FRCPC1 and
  2. Paul Monagle MBBS, MSc, MD, FRACP, FRCPA, FCCP2,3

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300857.ch14

Evidence-Based Hematology

Evidence-Based Hematology

How to Cite

Chan, A. K. C. and Monagle, P. (2008) Pediatric Thrombosis, in Evidence-Based Hematology (eds M. A. Crowther, J. Ginsberg, H. J. Schünemann, R. M. Meyer and R. Lottenberg), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300857.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Division of Hematology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  2. 5

    St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  3. 6

    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

  4. 7

    CLARITY Research Group, Department of Epidemiology, Italian National Cancer Institute Regina Elena, Rome, Italy

  5. 8

    McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

  6. 9

    National Cancer Institute of Canada, Clinical Trials Group, Edith Eisenhauer Chair in Clinical Cancer Research, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

  7. 10

    Departments of Oncology and Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

  8. 11

    Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Department of Haematology, Royal Children's Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405157476

Online ISBN: 9781444300857



  • pediatric thrombosis;
  • neonatal renal vein thrombosis treatment;
  • thromboprophylaxis in children with CVCs;
  • Venous thromboembolism (VTE) diagnosed in children;
  • children with cancer - routine antithrombotic prophylaxis not recommended;
  • clinical management in pediatric thrombosis and low levels of evidence


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Thromboprophylaxis in children with cancer

  • Thromboprophylaxis in children with CVCs

  • Treatment of neonatal renal vein thrombosis

  • Future

  • References