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Effects of anticoagulants on outcome of femoral neck fracture surgery.

Authors
  • Ginsel, Bastiaan L
  • Taher, Ahmad
  • Whitehouse, Sarah L
  • Bell, Jack J
  • Pulle, Chrys R
  • Crawford, Ross W
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong)
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2015
Volume
23
Issue
1
Pages
29–32
Identifiers
PMID: 25920639
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

It is safe to continue aspirin and clopidogrel prior to surgical treatment for femoral neck fracture. The risk of delaying surgery outweighs the peri-operative bleeding risk.

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