Perioperative anticoagulation in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation who are undergoing elective surgery: results of a physician survey.

@article{Douketis2000PerioperativeAI,
  title={Perioperative anticoagulation in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation who are undergoing elective surgery: results of a physician survey.},
  author={James Demetrios Douketis and Mark Andrew Crowther and Sarah S. Cherian},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={326-30}
}
OBJECTIVE To survey physicians' anticoagulation preferences in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation who are undergoing elective surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS A survey was performed that asked physicians to provide pre- and postoperative anticoagulation preferences for two clinical scenarios of patients with chronic atrial fibrillation (high stroke risk, low stroke risk) undergoing elective surgery. In addition to the interruption of warfarin therapy, perioperative anticoagulation… CONTINUE READING

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