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Cardiology Management

Heart Patients Can Stop Blood Thinners before Elective Surgery

2015 28 Jun

According to research by Duke Medicine, patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who stopped taking blood thinners before they had elective surgery had no higher risk of developing blood clots and less risk of major bleeding compared to patients who were given a "bridge" therapy. The study was presented at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis... Read more