Interventional cardiology

Postoperative bridging with LMWH unnecessary in patients with AF: study

Post-procedure bridging with a low molecular weight heparin is not beneficial in patients with AF or mechanical heart valves who require temporary cessation of their warfarin. A Canadian study, published in The BMJ, comprised 1471 adults in whom warfarin was ceased five days before a procedure and resumed the night of the procedure. All patients ...

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