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Table 3 Incidence of thromboembolic toxicity in recent retrospective cohorts using cisplatin

From: Cisplatin chemotherapy (without erythropoietin) and risk of life-threatening thromboembolic events in carcinoma of the uterine cervix: the tip of the iceberg? A review of the literature

Trial Chemotherapy XRT Toxicity No. CTX Pts
Jacobsen et al [9] (cervix) Cis 40 mg/m2 q wk X 6 concurrent 85 Gy to pt A 1 Grade 5
3 Grade 4 CVT
48
Mallincrodt (unpublished) (cervix) Cis 40 mg/m2 q wk X 6 concurrent 85 Gy to pt A 1 Grade 5
1 Grade 4
80
  1. NOS = Not otherwise specified CVT = Cardiovascular Toxicity SBP: Small Bowel Perforation Cis = Cisplatin 5FU = 5 Fluorouracil WP = Whole Pelvis Gy = Gray