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Perioperative Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Receiving a Direct Oral Anticoagulant

Monday, August 19, 2019

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James D. Douketis, Alex C. Spyropoulos, Joanne Duncan, Marc Carrier, Gregoire Le Gal, Alfonso J. Tafur, Thomas Vanassche, Peter Verhamme, Sudeep Shivakumar, Peter L. Gross, Agnes Y. Y. Lee, Erik Yeo, Susan Solymoss, Jeannine Kassis, Geneviève Le Templier, Stephen Kowalski, Mark Blostein, Vinay Shah, Elizabeth MacKay, Cynthia Wu, Nathan P. Clark, Shannon M. Bates, Frederick A. Spencer, Eleni Arnaoutoglou, Michiel Coppens, Donald M. Arnold, Joseph A. Caprini, Na Li, Karen A. Moffat, Summer Syed, Sam Schulman

A standardized perioperative management protocol for pts taking direct oral anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation entailed no bridging with other anticoagulants.  It resulted in low and acceptable rates of major bleeding (<2%) and stroke (<1%). 

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