Accuracy of a portable International Normalization Ratio monitor in outpatients receiving long-term oral anticoagulant therapy: comparison with a laboratory reference standard using clinically relevant criteria for agreement.

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The accuracy of a new, portable INR monitor (CoaguChek, Boehringer-Mannheim, Indianapolis, IN) was evaluated by comparing INR results from the portable monitor with results obtained by a laboratory-based method. Dual INR measurements (portable monitor, laboratory) were performed in 163 consecutive outpatients receiving warfarin. Agreement in dual INR… (More)

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@article{Douketis1998AccuracyOA, title={Accuracy of a portable International Normalization Ratio monitor in outpatients receiving long-term oral anticoagulant therapy: comparison with a laboratory reference standard using clinically relevant criteria for agreement.}, author={James Demetrios Douketis and Afshin Lane and Jacqui Milne and Jeffrey S. Ginsberg}, journal={Thrombosis research}, year={1998}, volume={92 1}, pages={11-7} }