Is stopping of anticoagulant therapy really required in a minor dental surgery? - How about in an endodontic microsurgery?

Abstract

Nowadays, oral anticoagulants are commonly prescribed to numerous patients for preventing cardiovascular accident such as thromboembolism. An important side effect of anticoagulant is anti-hemostasis. In a major surgery, the oral anticoagulant therapy (OAT) regimen must be changed before the surgery for proper post-operative bleeding control. However, in a… (More)
DOI: 10.5395/rde.2013.38.3.113

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@inproceedings{Cho2013IsSO, title={Is stopping of anticoagulant therapy really required in a minor dental surgery? - How about in an endodontic microsurgery?}, author={Yong-wook Cho and Euiseong Kim}, booktitle={Restorative dentistry & endodontics}, year={2013} }