Bleeding evaluation during single tooth extraction in patients with coronary artery disease and acetylsalicylic acid therapy suspension: a prospective, double-blinded, and randomized study.

@article{Medeiros2011BleedingED,
  title={Bleeding evaluation during single tooth extraction in patients with coronary artery disease and acetylsalicylic acid therapy suspension: a prospective, double-blinded, and randomized study.},
  author={Frederico Buhatem Medeiros and Ana Carolina Porrio de Andrade and Gabriella A M C Angelis and Val{\'e}ria C L S Conrado and Lilia Timerman and Pedro S{\'i}lvio Farsky and Luciano Lauria Dib},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2011},
  volume={69 12},
  pages={2949-55}
}
PURPOSE Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) has been used for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular events. To reduce bleeding, the administration of ASA has traditionally been suspended before dental procedures; however, this suspension potentially increases the risk of thromboembolic events. The effect of ASA on the amount of bleeding that occurs during tooth extraction procedures is controversial, and perioperative guidelines recommend that ASA administration should not be altered… CONTINUE READING
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