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When to stop heparin before surgery?

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3 Oct 2009

When the doctor says your pro-time test mesures the right amount. Too soon you may have a blood clotting problem. Not stopping it soon enought will cause you to bleed out. Call your doctor for a blood test and tell him/her why.

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