Anticoagulant use in URS patients ups bleeding risk
The authors were prompted to analyze the safety of continuing anticoagulation when performing ureteroscopy because anecdotally, their experience seemed to conflict with the published recommendation from the AUA/International Consultation on Urological Diseases (AUA/ICUD) stating that “Ureteroscopy can be performed with continuing oral anticoagulation and antiplatelet therapy” (J Urol 2014; 192:1026-34). They presented their findings at the 2016 World Congress of Endourology in Cape Town, South Africa....