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Individual patient meta-analysis of self-monitoring of an oral anticoagulation protocol.

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BACKGROUND AND AIM OF THE STUDY: Oral anticoagulation with vitamin K antagonists is effective for the prevention and treatment of thromboembolic events. Recent systematic reviews have shown that self-monitoring improved the quality of oral anticoagulation therapy (OAT), with patients spending more time in the therapeutic range than traditionally monitored patients, and with a concomitant decrease in the incidence of adverse effects. However, methodological and reporting heterogeneity has lim...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of heart valve disease
Volume:
17
Issue:
2
Pages:
233-238
Publication date:
2008-03-01
EISSN:
2053-2644
ISSN:
0966-8519
Source identifiers:
116175

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