Anticoagulant therapy in patients with stenosis of the carotid arteries with rhythm disturbance

I.S. Pulyaeva
2019 Медицина сьогодні і завтра  
The results of examination and treatment by carotid endarterectomy method in 23 patients with atrial fibrillation and lesions of the carotid arteries in the State Institution «V.T. Zaitsev IGES NAMSU» from 2017 to 2019. Antiplatelet agents (aspirin were prescribed in 20 patients, clopidogrel were prescribed in 3 patients) were prescribed due to the presence of cardiovascular disease and previous myocardial infarction. No patient was found to have impaired cerebral circulation in the
more » ... in the postoperative period. Tension hematoma was diagnosed in two patients and bleeding from soft tissues, which required revision of the postoperative wound with hemostasis, in one. It has been shown that patients with hemodynamically significant stenosis and unstable plaque of the carotid arteries most often develop atherothrombotic stroke. Patients with stenosis of the carotid arteries and rhythm disturbances should receive antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy with blood pressure correction in the absence of bleeding.
doi:10.35339/msz.2019.84.03.14 fatcat:uhxn5i7jvbbpvit4m47l4xu62i