A 62-year-old man, who underwent distal gastrectomy due to gastric cancer, was diagnosed with disseminated carcinomatosis of the bone marrow 8 years later. Chemotherapy was administered following treatment with recombinant human soluble thrombomodulin (rTM), and as a result, he successfully recovered from his disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) status and experienced improvement of his severe cancer-related pain. The use of rTM may enable the safe continuation of chemotherapy, and rTM may also be a useful treatment for DIC associated with solid cancer, such as gastric cancer.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Japanese Journal of Cancer and Chemotherapy|
|Publication status||Published - 01-03-2015|
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