Myths of dental surgery in patients receiving anticoagulant therapy.

@article{Wahl2000MythsOD,
  title={Myths of dental surgery in patients receiving anticoagulant therapy.},
  author={Michael J. Wahl},
  journal={Journal of the American Dental Association},
  year={2000},
  volume={131 1},
  pages={
          77-81
        }
}
  • Michael J. Wahl
  • Published 2000 in Journal of the American Dental Association
BACKGROUND Continuous anticoagulant therapy with warfarin is administered to prevent a variety of medical complications, including thromboembolisms and stroke. When patients receiving continuous anticoagulant therapy are scheduled for dental surgery, a decision must be made whether to continue or interrupt the anticoagulant therapy. METHODS The author reviewed the literature, focusing on dental surgery in patients receiving continuous anticoagulant therapy and in patients whose anticoagulant… CONTINUE READING
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