Last updated on June 2012

Thromboprophylaxis and Bariatric Surgery

Brief description of study

This trial is an assessment of the efficacy of three thromboprophylaxis regimens in two types of bariatric surgery. - gastric banding and gastric bypass on anti-Xa activity levels The study includes two groups of 150 patients scheduled for gastric banding or gastric bypass. Assessment of anti-Xa levels before and 4 hours after the injections from day 0 to 2 in order to determine the best prophylactic regimen allowing expected values ranged between 0.3 and 0.5 IU / ml.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT00444652

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