Perioperative management of patients receiving new oral anticoagulants: an international survey.

Journal Article (Review)

New oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are increasingly replacing standard anticoagulants. These new drugs have been recently introduced in clinical practice, and specific knowledge regarding preoperative interruption, anticoagulation assessment, and reversal therapies is needed. In this article, 3 main areas related to perioperative NOACs management are discussed: (1) physicians' knowledge, (2) current practices, and (3) perspectives to improve management of patients treated with NOACs.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Faraoni, D; Samama, CM; Ranucci, M; Dietrich, W; Levy, JH

Published Date

  • September 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 34 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 637 - 654

PubMed ID

  • 25168948

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-9832

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0272-2712

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cll.2014.06.006

Language

  • eng