Comparison of the INR Values Measured by CoaguChek XS Coagulometer and Conventional Laboratory Methods in Patients on VKA Therapy


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KALÇIK M., YESİN M., GÜRSOY O. M. , GÜNDÜZ S., KARAKOYUN S., ASTARCIOĞLU M. A. , ...More

CLINICAL AND APPLIED THROMBOSIS-HEMOSTASIS, vol.23, no.2, pp.187-194, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1076029615595881
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL AND APPLIED THROMBOSIS-HEMOSTASIS
  • Page Numbers: pp.187-194

Abstract

Background: Warfarin, which is a widely used oral anticoagulant, has a narrow therapeutic window and requires regular international normalized ratio (INR) monitoring to maintain optimal anticoagulation. Recently, several portable coagulometers have been developed to measure INR levels.