When to stop heparin before surgery?

Question is Closed Report Mark as Favorite

Answers (1)

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.

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Would a patient sheduled for open heart surgery need to have heparin in their system before surgery?

... And how long does it stay in your blood?

1 answer 4 Sep 2009

Because, Heparin, derived from a chemical in pig intestines and I am allergic to pork (reaction-?

... anaphylactic shock) I am having surgery what can be used

2 answers 2 Oct 2009

Hep-Pak - How long does the affect of heparin last after therapy as with after final dosage, hours,?

My wife had surgery 3 weeks ago. She was given Heparin to reduce blood clotting. She was given this 2x per day while in the hospital (3 days). She ...

2 answers 22 Feb 2012

Can heparin or similar cause a coronary artery dissection or other blood wall weakness?

Had surgery for bi-lateral tram flap breast re-construction; given heparin like drug to avoid blood clots. Then got a massive abdominal haematoma. ...

1 answer 16 Oct 2012

I get heparin injected into m port weekly. Is this dangerous?

I have a power port because of slow veins. they had to put a port in. emergency rooms have trouble accessing to port, so they keep a needle in at all ...

1 answer 30 Mar 2013