Incidence of and risk factors for preoperative deep venous thrombosis in patients undergoing gastric cancer surgery

Incidence of and risk factors for preoperative deep venous thrombosis in patients undergoing... Gastric Cancer (2017) 20:872–877 DOI 10.1007/s10120-017-0690-0 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Incidence of and risk factors for preoperative deep venous thrombosis in patients undergoing gastric cancer surgery 1 1 1 1 • • • • Takeyuki Wada Hisataka Fujiwara Shinji Morita Takeo Fukagawa Hitoshi Katai Received: 30 July 2016 / Accepted: 9 January 2017 / Published online: 24 January 2017 The International Gastric Cancer Association and The Japanese Gastric Cancer Association 2017 Abstract Introduction Background Pulmonary thromboembolism (PE) is one of the life-threatening complications of gastric cancer surgery. Gastric cancer is the third commonest cause of cancer-re- D-dimer assay is a safe and rapid tool to exclude the lated death in the world [1]. Surgery is the main curative presence of deep venous thrombosis (DVT). In July 2012, treatment for resectable gastric cancer. Pulmonary throm- we started preoperative DVT screening of patients sched- boembolism (PE) is one of the life-threatening complications uled for gastric cancer surgery using a combination of of gastric cancer surgery. Because both the cancer per se and D-dimer measurements and lower extremity venous ultra- surgery are known to be independent risk factors for the sonography to prevent PE. development of venous thromboembolism (VTE), routine Methods Between July 2012 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Gastric Cancer Springer Journals

Incidence of and risk factors for preoperative deep venous thrombosis in patients undergoing gastric cancer surgery

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Publisher
Springer Japan
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by The International Gastric Cancer Association and The Japanese Gastric Cancer Association
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Surgical Oncology; Oncology; Abdominal Surgery; Gastroenterology; Cancer Research
ISSN
1436-3291
eISSN
1436-3305
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10120-017-0690-0
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