[Postoperative pulmonary thromboembolism in a patient with essential thrombocythemia].

Abstract

A 75-year-old woman with thrombocythemia underwent distal gastrectomy. Preoperative platelet count was 103 x 10(4) x mm(-1). General anesthesia was given and heparin 20 units x kg(-1) was administered intravenously for prevention of deep vein thrombosis. Operation was finished uneventfully. On the next day, she complained chest pain and was diagnosed as… (More)

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@article{Nishikawa2010PostoperativePT, title={[Postoperative pulmonary thromboembolism in a patient with essential thrombocythemia].}, author={Haruko Nishikawa and Keiko Fujimoto and Yasuhiro Koide}, journal={Masui. The Japanese journal of anesthesiology}, year={2010}, volume={59 6}, pages={738-9} }