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Thank you for your interesting question and all the details regarding your anti-coagulant treatment. My advice is to consult with your cardiologist. In the United States we are more and more reluctant to take patients off their anti-coagulant at all for skin surgery. It is felt that the reason the patient is on the anti-coagulant supersedes any benefit of limiting bleeding. With that said, it is not for me to interfere your treatment plan. For that reason, I would put the decision in the cardiologists hands, inform him or her of the planned surgery, and have him/her make the adjustment.
I hope that helps, and please feel free to get back to me.
Thank you - will do