Anticoagulated Patients Undergoing Tooth Extraction can be Managed Safely without Altering their Anticoagulation Treatment by Using Local Hemostatic Measures


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Abstract

ARTICLE TITLE & BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATIONHemostatic management of tooth extractions in patients on oral antithrombotic therapy.Morimoto Y, Niwa H, Minematsu K.J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2008;66(1):51-7.LEVEL OF EVIDENCELevel 2 (Limited-quality, patient-oriented evidence)STRENGTH OF RECOMMENDATION GRADEGrade B (Consistent, limited-quality patient-oriented evidence)PURPOSE/QUESTIONAmong anticoagulated patients undergoing tooth extraction, what factors are associated with an increased risk for postoperative bleeding?SOURCE OF FUNDINGInformation not availableTYPE OF STUDY/DESIGNRetrospective Cohort Study

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