[Frequency of the bleeding risk in patients receiving warfarin submitted to arthrocentesis of the knee].

@article{Salvati2003FrequencyOT,
  title={[Frequency of the bleeding risk in patients receiving warfarin submitted to arthrocentesis of the knee].},
  author={Gaetano Salvati and Leonardo Punzi and Margherita Pianon and Chiara Valvason and Franco Schiavon and Nadia Noal and Silvano Todesco},
  journal={Reumatismo},
  year={2003},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={159-63}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the potential bleeding risks of arthrocentesis in patients with different arthropathies and taking oral anticoagulants. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifteen consecutive patients, 8 males and 7 females, treated with anticoagulant therapy for atrial fibrillation (9 pts), deep venous thrombosis (4 pts) and replacement of cardiac valves (3 pts… CONTINUE READING