Perioperative management of patients receiving oral anticoagulants: a systematic review.

  title={Perioperative management of patients receiving oral anticoagulants: a systematic review.},
  author={Andrew S. Dunn and Alexander G. G. Turpie},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={163 8},
BACKGROUND The safety and efficacy of various management strategies for patients receiving oral anticoagulants (OACs) who need to undergo surgery or invasive procedures are unknown. METHODS We performed a systematic review and synthesis of the English-language literature examining the perioperative management and outcomes of patients receiving long-term OAC therapy. RESULTS Thirty-one reports were identified. The quality of the identified reports was generally poor; no randomized controlled… CONTINUE READING
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