Anticoagulation Strategies in the Perioperative Period for Lung Transplant.

Journal Article

Patients who are undergoing lung transplantation may require systemic anticoagulation in the perioperative period for various indications at the time of the procedure. Four-factor prothrombin complex concentrate has been approved in the United States to reverse the effects of warfarin for patients requiring urgent surgery. We describe a perioperative anticoagulation strategy with warfarin that is reversed before incision using 4-factor complex concentrate for off-pump lung transplant recipients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Barac, YD; Klapper, J; Pollack, A; Poisson, J; Welsby, I; Hartwig, MG; Bottiger, B

Published Date

  • July 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 110 / 1

Start / End Page

  • e23 - e25

PubMed ID

  • 31981503

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6259

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.11.056


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands