Management Guidelines | Disciplines | Radiology Subspecialties | Interventional

Authors
Jaffe TA, Raiff D, Ho LM, Kim CY
Journal
American Journal of Roentgenology
Abstract
OBJECTIVE: Many radiologists are unfamiliar with the new antithrombogenic medications and how to modify patient management before nonvascular percutaneous procedures performed in a radiology department. In this article, we review the indications for use, mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, dosing, and recommendations for periprocedural management of patients using these medications. CONCLUSION: To improve patient safety, radiologists involved in percutaneous procedures should have knowledge of the antithrombotics that will be encountered routinely in clinical practice.
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Jaffe TA, Raiff D, Ho LM, Kim CY. Management of Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Medications in Adults Undergoing Percutaneous Interventions. American Journal of Roentgenology 2015; 205:421-428
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July 13 2016

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