A 69-year-old male asked:
my 70 yr old father who has a heart attack 2 yrs ago just had knee surgery hours earlier. should he be on a blood thinner? also is recovery worse??
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ed Friedlander answered
43 years experience Pathology
Maybe: There are several variables to consider and probably the physician in charge has already made the decision. Feel free to ask. We cannot give the right answer here, and it may be a judgement call.
Answered on May 10, 2016
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