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Evaluation of optimal initial dosage and international normalized ratio in patients receiving warfarin therapy in hospital

  • At: Lisbon (Portugal) (2010)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LI, Wen-Chin (Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Wang, Shiao-Ping (Tri-Service General Hospital, TAIPEI, China Taiwan)
    Chin, Ya-Huei (Tri-Service General Hospital, TAIPEI, China Taiwan)
    Chen, Jye-Daa (Tri-Service General Hospital, TAIPEI, China Taiwan)
  • Abstract:

    Background: Warfarin is an anticoagulant agent for thromboembolism prevention, which therapeutic index is narrow. The major adverse effects of warfarin are bleeding and thromboembolism. The American College of Chest Physicians recommends a target INR range of 2-3 for most indications of warfarin. However, some studies indicated that genotypes are


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