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 ...
Postoperative bridging with LMWH unnecessary in patients with AF: study
By Mardi Chapman
22 Jun 2021