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International Journal of Anesthesiology Sciences

Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A (2020)

Perioperative anticoagulation: An anaesthetic dilemma

Author(s):

Haramritpal Kaur, Gurpreet Singh, Amandeep Singh, Jaipreet Singh Sidhu, Chandni Maheshwari

Abstract:

Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is usually associated with mitral valve disease and arrhythmias like atrial fibrillation. These patients are chronically anticoagulated. Planning for surgery in such patient may require temporary interruption of long acting anticoagulants and bridging therapy. This case report highlights the successful management of middle age female who was known case of RHD and presented for breast surgery.

Pages: 23-24  |  1503 Views  669 Downloads


International Journal of Anesthesiology Sciences
How to cite this article:
Haramritpal Kaur, Gurpreet Singh, Amandeep Singh, Jaipreet Singh Sidhu, Chandni Maheshwari. Perioperative anticoagulation: An anaesthetic dilemma. Int. J. Anesthesiol. Sci. 2020;2(1):23-24. DOI: 10.33545/26649268.2020.v2.i1a.12