Anticoagulation is unnecessary after biological aortic valve replacement.

  title={Anticoagulation is unnecessary after biological aortic valve replacement.},
  author={Khaja Moinuddeen and John Quin and Roxana Shaw and Michael L. Dewar and George Tellides and Gary S. Kopf and John A. Elefteriades},
  volume={98 19 Suppl},
  pages={II95-8; discussion II98-9}
BACKGROUND Opinion differs as to whether anticoagulation is beneficial in preventing ischemic stroke in the early postoperative period after biological aortic valve replacement (AVR). The purpose of this study was to determine whether early anticoagulation with heparin and warfarin confers any significant advantage for patients undergoing such replacement… CONTINUE READING