Avances en Odontoestomatología
versión impresa ISSN 0213-1285
The hemostasis is a defense mechanism to conserve the vascular integrity and to avoid the loss of blood. At the moment, the valuation of a patient with a clinical history of hematomas and hemorrhages is a frequent clinical problem. The dentist should be able to carry out a correct diagnosis and an effective treatment in patients with alterations of the hemostasis. The best form of avoiding hemorrhagic complications oral surgical procedures is always the prevention. For that it is indispensable to have the patient's detailed clinical history. The purpose of this bibliographical revision is to remember the most common pathology in the area of the coagulopathies, as well as to impact in the treatment and dental odontological management of the most frequent alterations that can apper in the dental practice.
Palabras clave : Hemostasis; clotting factors; dental treatment.