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Perioperative Management of Anticoagulation

  • Scott Kaatz
  • David G. Paje
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Abstract

Managing antithrombotic agents in patients undergoing surgery is a common clinical challenge, often requiring temporary interruption of treatment prior to the procedure. Antithrombotic agents can generally be grouped into anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents.

Keywords

International Normalize Ratio Antiplatelet Therapy Mechanical Heart Valve Antithrombotic Agent CHADS2 Score 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.General Internal MedicineHenry Ford HospitalDetroitUSA

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