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Table 3 Khorana risk score [8]

From: A lung cancer patient with deep vein thrombosis:a case report and literature review

Patient characteristic Score
Site of cancer
 Very high risk (stomach, pancreas) 2
 High risk (lung, lymphoma, gynecologic, genitourinary excluding prostate) 1
Platelet counts ≥350,000 per mm3 1
Leukocyte counts > 11,000 per mm3 1
Hemoglobin < 10 g/dL or use of ESAs 1
BMI ≥35 kg/m2 1
  1. High-risk score ≥ 3; Intermediate risk score = 1–2; Low-risk score = 0. Primary brain tumor and myeloma patients were not part of this study. Information on the impact of prior VTE is also not available in this study. BMI: Body mass index; ESA: Erythropoiesis-stimulating agent