Management Of Anticoagulants In The Perioperative Period
 

Suggested Patient Risk Stratification For Perioperative
Arterial Or Venous Thromboembolism
Patient Characteristics Characteristic Status
Atrial Fibrillation (current or paroxysmal)
Congestive heart failure
Hypertension
Age >75
Diabetes mellitus
Cardiac valve prosthesis status
Stroke status
Rheumatic valvular heart disease
Venous thromboembolism history
Risk of thromboembolism
Risk Category =
 Calculator by John Coyle, M.D.   CHEST / 133 / 6 / JUNE, 2008 SUPPLEMENT, p.305S       

 

The following tables are based on work published in 2003, and may vary from the findings obtained from the calculator above.

 



 

 

JAFFER AK et al: CLEVELAND CLINIC JOURNAL OF MEDICINE VOLUME 70 NUMBER 11 NOVEMBER 2003, p.973 - 984.