Drugs that interfere with haemostasis are widely used for thromboembolic diseases and cardiovascular protection. Gastrointestinal bleeding is a well-known complication, and endoscopists are often faced with decisions concerning the safety of endoscopic procedures in these patients. Based on expert opinion and on data from observational studies, we suggest algorithms for the approach to acute and elective procedures based on procedural risk and on risks for thromboembolic episodes.
|Bidragets oversatte titel||Endoscopy in patients receiving anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy|
|Tidsskrift||Ugeskrift for laeger|
|Status||Udgivet - 1 apr. 2009|