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Original Source: Warfarin therapy in patients with venous thromboembolism: Patterns of use and predictors of clinical outcomes.

INTRODUCTION: Few studies have investigated current practices in the USA relating to warfarin use and monitoring, or the effects of warfarin discontinuation on risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and bleeding complications. This study investigated the effect of warfarin discontinuation on rates of VTE recurrence in a real-world setting. METHODS: Integrated Healthcare Information Services database records from January 2003 to September 2007 from patients aged at least 18 years, hospitalized for VTE, and wit...

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Vitamin K is a group of 2-methilo-naphthoquinone derivatives. There are three notable forms of vitamin K; K1 which can be synthesized by plants, K2 which can be formed by natural bacteria in the int...

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Rethinking Warfarin for Atrial Fibrillation

Full-page newspaper advertisements and a series of television commercials have urged patients with atrial fibrillation to “rethink warfarin” in favor of Eliquis (apixaban – Bristol-Myers Squibb)...

Warfarin, Kidney Dysfunction, and Outcomes Following Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

ImportanceConflicting evidence exists regarding the association between warfarin treatment, death, and ischemic stroke incidence in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) and atrial fibri...

Return to Warfarin Okay After TBI?

(MedPage Today) -- Restarting warfarin (Coumadin) after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) improved overall outcomes despite the bleeding risk, an observational Medicare study showed.

Even With CKD, Warfarin Safely Cuts Events in Post-MI AF

Data from the venerable SWEDEHEART registry suggest that, contrary to some evidence in the literature, it's safe to give warfarin for AF in the setting of advanced renal disease. Heartwire

Influence of Chronic Kidney Disease on Warfarin Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation

To the Editor Dr Carrero and colleagues evaluated the influence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) on the efficacy and safety of warfarin therapy in a population with atrial fibrillation and recent myoca...

Warfarin Good Even With Kidney Disease

(MedPage Today) -- Among patients with atrial fibrillation and a recent heart attack, warfarin use was associated with improved outcomes -- without excess bleeding -- regardless of the level of kidney...

Warfarin May Be Good Even With Kidney Disease

(MedPage Today) -- Among patients with atrial fibrillation and a recent heart attack, warfarin use was associated with improved outcomes -- without excess bleeding -- regardless of the level of kidney...

Warfarin for Long-term Psychosis Remission?

Patients with schizophrenia treated with warfarin for deep venous thrombosis attained remission of psychotic symptoms and remained free of psychotropics for up to 11 years. Medscape Medical News

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Antithrombin Levels Are Unaffected by Warfarin Use.

Context.-The results of studies among patients with antithrombin deficiency have suggested that the use of warfarin will increase the level of antithrombin. Objective.-To reevaluate the effect of warf...

The effects of fasting in muslim patients taking warfarin.

Anticoagulation with warfarin is influenced by dietary changes but the effect of fasting on warfarin therapy is unknown.

Acute warfarin toxicity: An unanticipated consequence of amoxicillin/clavulanate administration.

Patient: Male, 53 Final Diagnosis: Acute Warfarin toxicity Symptoms: - Medication: Warfarin Clinical Procedure: - Specialty: Hematology.

VKORC1 and CYP2C9 genotypes in Egyptian patients with warfarin resistance.

Warfarin is the most commonly prescribed anticoagulant drug; however, a narrow therapeutic range and a high risk of bleeding or stroke complicate its clinical use. Warfarin resistance was defined as p...

Warfarin dose requirements in a patient with the CYP2C9*14 allele.

We describe a 64-year-old male of Indian descent with a history of atrial fibrillation who was started on warfarin after hospital admission for acute stroke. He received genotype-guided warfarin dosin...

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