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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Anticoagulation Reversal

Risk of bleeding after dentoalveolar surgery in patients taking anticoagulants.

Broekema FI, van Minnen B, Jansma J, Bos RR.

Source‎: Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014.

Indexed‎: PubMed 24485810

DOI‎: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2014.01.006

Effect of non-specific reversal agents on anticoagulant activity of dabigatran and rivaroxaban. A randomised crossover ex vivo study in healthy volunteers.

Marlu R, Hodaj E, Paris A, Albaladejo P, Crackowski JL, Pernod G.

Source‎: Thromb Haemost 2012;108(2):217-24.

Indexed‎: PubMed 22627883

DOI‎: 10.1160/TH12-03-0179

Reversal of clopidogrel-induced bleeding with rFVIIa in healthy subjects: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, exploratory study.

Skolnick BE, Shenouda M, Khutoryansky NM, Pusateri AE, Gabriel D, Carr ME.

Source‎: Anesth Analg 2011;113(4):703-10.

Indexed‎: PubMed 21890888

DOI‎: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e318228c690

Bleeding risk and reversal strategies for old and new anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents.

Levi M, Eerenberg E, Kamphuisen PW.

Source‎: J Thromb Haemost 2011;9(9):1705-12.

Indexed‎: PubMed 21729240

DOI‎: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2011.04432.x

Emergency reversal of warfarin anticoagulation.

Lin Y, Callum J.

Source‎: CMAJ 2010;182(18):2004.

Indexed‎: PubMed 21078740

DOI‎: 10.1503/cmaj.100983

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