Is Discontinuation of Oral Anticoagulation Therapy Necessary for Orthobiologic Interventions?

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Joseph Purita MD
José Fabio Santos Duarte Lana, MD
Morey Kolber


Anticoagulation, blood thinner, bleeding, injection


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