Evidence Based Guideline: Anticoagulation Recommendations Post-Valve Replacement

Brief Description: ​This guideline provides recommendations for the proper coagulation management of patients following the replacement of any of the following valves: mechanical AVR, bioprosthetic AVR, mechanical MVR, and bioprosthetic MVR. It is imperative to consider relative risk of bleeding versus thrombosis given the patient’s current clinical status when initiating or continuing anticoagulant therapy.