Safety of minimally invasive procedures in patients with lung diseases treated with NOAC: a single center case series

Sabina Wołoch, Joanna Kurnik, Artur Szlubowski, Maciej Gnass, Marek Koprowski, Anetta Undas
NOAC and minimally invasive procedures in pulmonology 1 procedures, such as standard bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound -transbronchial needle aspiration (EBUS -TBNA), or pleural puncture. Our objective was to investigate the risk of bleeding in DOAC -treated patients with lung diseases qualified to invasive procedures in association with preprocedural DOAC measurements. Patients and methods This was a retrospective case series of consecutive hospitalized patients with lung diseases who
more » ... ived a DOAC on a long -term basis and underwent invasive procedures at the
doi:10.20452/pamw.16131 pmid:34698469 fatcat:rjbv7ysobrawtjpmwgwfw47ysq