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Comparison of international normalized ratio audit parameters in patients enrolled in GARFIELD-AF and treated with vitamin K antagonists

Fitzmaurice, David; Accetta, G; Haas, Sylvia; Kayani, Gloria; Luciardi, H; Misselwitz, F; Pieper, K; ten Cate, Hugo; Turpie, Alexander; Kakkar, Ajay; Abhayaratna, Walter

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Vitamin K antagonist (VKA) therapy for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AF) requires monitoring of the international normalized ratio (INR). We evaluated the agreement between two INR audit parameters, frequency in range (FIR) and proportion of time in the therapeutic range (TTR), using data from a global population of patients with newly diagnosed nonvalvular AF, the Global Anticoagulant Registry in the FIELD–Atrial Fibrillation (GARFIELD-AF). Among 17 168 patients with 1-year...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/267219
Source: British Journal of Haematology
DOI: 10.1111/bjh.14084

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