Published in Blood Weekly, January 20th, 2000
J. D. Douketis performed a study to determine physicians' anticoagulation preferences in patients with a mechanical heart valve who are undergoing elective surgery and to determine the effect of different risks of thromboembolism (TE) and postoperative bleeding on anticoagulation preferences ("Physician Preferences for Perioperative Anticoagulation in Patients with a Mechanical Heart Valve Who Are Undergoing Elective Noncardiac Surgery," Chest, November 1999;116(5):1240-1246).
The researchers conducted a mail...
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