Gastric Cancer (2017) 20:878–886 DOI 10.1007/s10120-016-0677-2 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Prevalence of deep venous thrombosis detected by ultrasonography before surgery in patients with gastric cancer: a retrospective study of 1140 consecutive patients 1 1 1 1 • • • • Yutaka Tanizawa Etsuro Bando Taiichi Kawamura Masanori Tokunaga 1 2 3 3 • • • • Rie Makuuchi Kei Iida Kazuhide Nanri Masashi Yoneyama Masanori Terashima Received: 5 August 2016 / Accepted: 29 November 2016 / Published online: 16 December 2016 The International Gastric Cancer Association and The Japanese Gastric Cancer Association 2016 Abstract surgery. Postoperative PTE occurred in 2 patients with Background The prevalence of deep venous thrombosis proximal DVT. No patients in whom DVT was not (DVT) in patients with gastric cancer before surgery is detected developed PTE. unknown. This study aimed to clarify the risk factors for Conclusions Female sex, older age, worse PS, the presence DVT of the lower extremities in patients with gastric of CVC, and a history of preoperative chemotherapy were cancer before surgery and to evaluate the usefulness of the independent risk factors for DVT. Routine lower-ex- ultrasonographic screening for prevention of postoperative tremity venous ultrasonographic screening is useful for pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE). prevention
Gastric Cancer – Springer Journals
Published: Dec 16, 2016
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