Comparison of initial warfarin response in obese patients versus non-obese patients

  title={Comparison of initial warfarin response in obese patients versus non-obese patients},
  author={Jessica L. Wallace and Anne B. Reaves and Elizabeth A. Tolley and Carrie S Oliphant and Lydia J Hutchison and Numan Abdulraman Alabdan and Christopher W Sands and Timothy H Self},
  journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis},
Achieving therapeutic anticoagulation with warfarin is complicated by substantial inter-patient and intra-patient variability with numerous factors known to influence dose requirements. Obesity is one factor for which there remains no study to date investigating its initial effect on warfarin response assessed by INR, stratified by BMI category in hospitalized patients. To compare initial warfarin response between obese and non-obese patients by evaluating average daily dose (ADD), time… CONTINUE READING

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