New classes of anticoagulation and antiplatelet agents: preprocedure management and safety guidelines for imaging-guided intervention.

Journal Article (Review)

OBJECTIVE: New medications are available for prophylaxis of deep venous thrombosis, the treatment of venous thromboembolism, and also to reduce the risk of acute coronary syndrome and stroke. The purpose of this review is to provide the radiologist a practical and succinct summary of the new anticoagulation and antiplatelet medications and how to manage these medications in patients who are in need of a radiology intervention. CONCLUSION: This article provides recommendations for preprocedure management of new anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents in patients undergoing radiology intervention.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ho, LM; Hodulik, KL; Suhocki, PV; Hurwitz, LM; Paulson, EK

Published Date

  • May 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 32 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 475 - 479

PubMed ID

  • 18520559

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0363-8715

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/RCT.0b013e31811512d6

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States