Perioperative management of oral anticoagulation in patients undergoing implantation of subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.

@article{Afzal2018PerioperativeMO,
  title={Perioperative management of oral anticoagulation in patients undergoing implantation of subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.},
  author={Muhammad Rizwan Afzal and Divyesh Mehta and Christopher Evenson and Daniel Pinkhas and Auroa Badin and Dilesh Patel and Michael K Essandoh and Hemant Godara and Jaret D Tyler and Mahmoud Houmsse and Zhenguo Liu and Steven J. Kalbfleisch and John D Hummel and Ralph S Augostini and Raul Weiss and Emile G Daoud and Toshimasa Okabe},
  journal={Heart rhythm},
  year={2018},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={520-523}
}
BACKGROUND The perioperative anticoagulation management during subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (S-ICD) implantation is still evolving. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess whether it is safe to perform S-ICD implantation with uninterrupted warfarin. METHODS This is a single-center retrospective review of patients… CONTINUE READING