Perioperative Management of the Gynecologic Patient on Long-term Anticoagulation.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The perioperative management of patients taking antithrombotic or antiplatelet medications is based on an assessment of the individual patient's risk for thrombosis or bleeding, the specific medication involved, and the nature of the planned procedure. This article describes specific strategies for whether and how these medications should be interrupted before gynecologic procedures, when they can be restarted following the procedure, and whether bridging therapy should be considered.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Fager, AM; Deans, E; James, AH

Published Date

  • June 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 61 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 278 - 293

PubMed ID

  • 29688934

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-5520

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000371


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States