Venous thromboembolism requiring extended anticoagulation among hiv infected patients in a rural, resource-constrained setting in western kenya

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: WACHIRA, John (Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital/Academic Model Providing Access To Healthcare (MTRH/AMPATH), Pharmacy, ELDORET, Kenya)
  • Co-author(s): John Kanyi Wachira Pharmacy, Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital, ELDORET, Kenya;Pharmacy, Academic Model Providing Access To Healthcare (AMPATH), ELDORET, Kenya
    Rakhi Karwa Pharmacy, Academic Model Providing Access To Healthcare (AMPATH), ELDORET, Kenya;, Purdue University College of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, IN, Kenya;, Moi University College of Health Sciences, ELDORET, Kenya
    Sonak Pastakia Pharmacy, Academic Model Providing Access To Healthcare (AMPATH), ELDORET, Kenya;, Moi University College of Health Sciences, ELDORET, Kenya;, Purdue University College of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, IN, United States
    Imran Manji Pharmacy, Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital, ELDORET, Kenya;Pharmacy, Academic Model Providing Access To Healthcare (AMPATH), ELDORET, Kenya
    Simon Manyara Pharmacy, Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital, ELDORET, Kenya;Pharmacy, Academic Model Providing Access To Healthcare (AMPATH), ELDORET, Kenya
    Collins Saina Pharmacy, Academic Model Providing Access To Healthcare (AMPATH), ELDORET, Kenya
    Sammy Nyanje
  • Abstract:

    Background

    HIV infected patients are at an increased risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE), and minimal data are available to describe the need for extended treatment.

    Purpose

    To evaluate the frequency of and determine predictive risk factors for extended anticoagulation of VTE in HIV-infected patients in rural, western Kenya.

    Methods

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