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Table 3 Compliance of postoperative bridging per indication and AT9 thromboembolic risk group

From: Guideline compliance for bridging anticoagulation use in vitamin-K antagonist patients; practice variation and factors associated with non-compliance

  Compliance of postoperative bridging per indication group: n(%) a
AT9 Thromboembolic risk Atrial fibrillation Mechanical heart valve Venous thromboembolism
Low 88 (67) 0 (0) 3 (50)
Moderate 19 (100) 4 (100) 22 (100)
High 16 (46) 5 (56) 3 (75)
  1. AT9: Antithrombotic Therapy and Prevention of Thrombosis, Ninth Edition guideline; VKA: vitamin-K antagonist
  2. a Multiple indications are possible