Is it necessary to alter anticoagulation therapy for tooth extraction in patients taking direct oral anticoagulants?

@inproceedings{Caliskan2017IsIN,
  title={Is it necessary to alter anticoagulation therapy for tooth extraction 
in patients taking direct oral anticoagulants?},
  author={Mehmet Caliskan and H Can T{\"u}kel and Emre Benlidayi and Ali E. Deniz},
  booktitle={Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND The number of patients using direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) instead of vitamin K antagonists (VKA) is increasing and there is limited data on the safety of tooth extractions in patients taking DOACs. The aim of this study was to compare the amount of bleeding (AOB) and postoperative complications after tooth extractions between patients… CONTINUE READING