Safety of dental implant surgery in patients undergoing anticoagulation therapy: a prospective case-control study.

@article{Bacci2011SafetyOD,
  title={Safety of dental implant surgery in patients undergoing anticoagulation therapy: a prospective case-control study.},
  author={Christian Bacci and Mario Berengo and Lorenzo Favero and Ezio Zanon},
  journal={Clinical oral implants research},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={151-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Several studies have described oral surgical procedures in patients receiving anticoagulant therapy, but no prospective studies on dental implant surgery during anticoagulant treatment are currently available, and only a limited number of case reports refer to endosseous dental implant treatment in these patients. In the setting of oral surgery, it has been suggested that anticoagulant treatment is not required when the International Normalized Ratio (INR) is <4 and local haemostatic… CONTINUE READING
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