How I treat anticoagulated patients undergoing an elective procedure or surgery.

Abstract

The periprocedural management of patients receiving long-term oral anticoagulant therapy remains a common but difficult clinical problem, with a lack of high-quality evidence to inform best practices. It is a patient's thromboembolic risk that drives the need for an aggressive periprocedural strategy, including the use of heparin bridging therapy, to… (More)
DOI: 10.1182/blood-2012-06-415943

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