Potential failure of the International Normalized Ratio (INR) System in the monitoring of oral anticoagulation in patients with lupus anticoagulants.

@article{Valle1996PotentialFO,
  title={Potential failure of the International Normalized Ratio (INR) System in the monitoring of oral anticoagulation in patients with lupus anticoagulants.},
  author={Patrizia Della Valle and Luciano Crippa and Omid Safa and Lorenzo Tomassini and Elisabetta Pattarini and S Vigan{\'o}-D'Angelo and M Grazia Sabbadini and Armando D'angelo},
  journal={Annales de medecine interne},
  year={1996},
  volume={147 Suppl 1},
  pages={10-4}
}
Patients with antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS) experience a higher rate of recurrence of thrombosis than the general population of patients with thrombotic disease. Based on a retrospective analysis, it has been suggested that patients with APS should be kept on prolonged anticoagulation aiming at international normalised ratio (INR) values > 3.0… CONTINUE READING