Reference 2019-191

REF:            2019-191

Subject:        Direct Oral Anticoagulation (DOAC) / Novel Oral Anticoagulation (NOAC) medications

          

 

Request:

  1. Do you have an established, written protocol regarding the management of patients on Direct Oral Anticoagulation (DOAC) / Novel Oral Anticoagulation (NOAC) medications prior to surgery? (Yes or No)
  2. Specifically, for patients on DOAC or NOAC medications, what is your protocol regarding reversal or timing of surgery?

 

 

Response:

1. Do you have an established, written protocol regarding the management of patients on Direct Oral Anticoagulation (DOAC) / Novel Oral Anticoagulation (NOAC) medications prior to surgery? (Yes or No) No
2.                  Specifically, for patients on DOAC or NOAC medications, what is your protocol regarding reversal or timing of surgery? We are in the process of finalising treatment and timings at present.