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:

    Methods

    A retrospective chart review was conducted at the Anticoagulation Monitoring Service in with Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. Data were collected on patients who were HIV-infected and receiving anticoagulation for lower-limb deep vein thrombosis. The need for extended anticoagulation, defined as receiving ≥7 months of warfarin therapy,..

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