antiplatelet drugs, aspirin, clopidogrel, perioperative use
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Arch Surg. 2009 Jan;144(1):69-76 Review (Narrative)
IN surgical risk, haemorrhagic risk, antiplatelet drugs The Use of
antiplatelet drugs, aspirin, clopidogrel, perioperative use
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
withdraw aspirin
To avoid cardiovascular events: 10% risk if antiplatelet drugs withdawn. Aspirin should be maintained. Clopidogrel should be stopped, except if recent drug-eluting stent implantation.