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Definition / General
- 2-4x increased risk after open surgery versus TURP for nodular hyperplasia (World J Surg 2011;35:1824)
- All men with prostate cancer have higher risk of thromboembolic diseases, highest risk for those on endocrine therapy (Lancet Oncol 2010;11:450)
- Mast cells are present in increased numbers in adventitia of thrombosed veins; may have role in endogenous fibrinolysis (Am J Clin Pathol 2001;116:97)