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Table 2 Perioperative complications in patients taking clopidogrel

From: Clopidogrel in Orthopaedic patients: a review of current practice in Scotland

Do you routinely stop clopigorel Have you found increased peri-operative complications in patients taking clopidogrel Complications encountered
Yes (62) Yes – 16 (25.8%) Bleeding – 14 (22.6%) Haematoma – 2 (3.2%) Wound infection – 2 (3.2%) CVE * – 1 (1.6%)
  No – 46 (74.2%) N/A
No (10) No – 10 (100%) N/A
  1. * CVE – Cerebro-Vascular Event