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 Bloodless crown lengthening on a patient who was never taken off a blood thinner: CO2 laser + piezosurgery= no bleeding

Dr Mehrdad Favagehi DDSMentoring 1/11/2018 7:01:00 PM


Ramsey's series about surgical bleeding control is very educational. This case is about the same issue: bleeding control.  The patient was on a blood thinner and had an INR of over 2.0 He didn't want to be taken off blood thinners. His sister is a Neurosurgeon and insisted that he not be taken the blood thinner. I appologize because I don't remember the dose or type of blood thinner, but I think it was Eliquis.So I married the CO2 laser with the...

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