The interval between prothrombin time tests and the quality of oral anticoagulants treatment in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation.

@article{Shalev2007TheIB,
  title={The interval between prothrombin time tests and the quality of oral anticoagulants treatment in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation.},
  author={Varda Shalev and Ori Rogowski and Orit Shimron and Bracha Sheinberg and Itzhak Shapira and Uri Seligsohn and Shlomo Berliner and Mudi Misgav},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2007},
  volume={120 2},
  pages={201-6}
}
BACKGROUND The incidence of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) can be significantly reduced with warfarin therapy especially if optimally controlled. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of the interval between consecutive prothrombin time measurements on the time in therapeutic range (INR 2-3) in a cohort of patients with AF on chronic warfarin treatment in the community. METHODS All INR measurements available from a relatively large cohort of patients with chronic AF were… CONTINUE READING
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