Anticoagulation for coexisting bioprosthetic aortic valve thrombosis and anticoagulant-related bleeding: "A double edge sword".

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The choice of anticoagulant agents for newly implanted bioprosthetic valve varies significantly, particularly in the presence of postoperative atrial fibrillation with increasing use of nonvitamin K oral anticoagulation (NOACs) in recent years. We reported a challenging case with a coexisting bioprosthetic aortic valve thrombosis and significant anticoagulant-related bleeding. Clinical management strategy and brief literature review were presented.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Xu, J; Lata, AL; Zhou, L; Upadhya, B; Pu, M

Published Date

  • October 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 37 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 1687 - 1690

PubMed ID

  • 32965710

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1540-8175

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/echo.14857


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States