Optimal Prophylactic Method of Venous Thromboembolism for Gastrectomy in Korean Patients
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is common and often fatal complication in patients with cancer.
Gastric cancer is the most frequent cancer in Korea.
The incidence of VTE would be increased in patients with gastric cancer, especially
However, the incidence and optimal prophylactic method associated with cancer surgery are
not well studied in Asian patients.
Most Korean surgeon concerns regarding the increased postoperative bleeding associated with
low molecular weight heparin(LMWH)prophylaxis.
The incidence and adverse event will be examined to define the optimal prophylactic method
of VTE in surgical patients with gastric cancer.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Prevention
incidence of VTE
The incidence of VTE between mechanical method only group and mechnical plus LMWH group.
up to 30 days after operation
Kyo Young Song, M.D.
The Catholic University of Korea
Korea: Institutional Review Board