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Efficacy of warfarin reversal in orthopedic trauma surgery patients.

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OBJECTIVES: We determine the efficacy of active reversal of warfarin anticoagulation with intravenous vitamin K compared to withholding warfarin in patients requiring urgent orthopedic trauma surgery. DESIGN: This was a prospective cohort with immediate prehypothesis consecutive retrospective comparative case series conducted at a level 1 university hospital trauma unit. PATIENTS: Forty-eight consecutive patients between 1998 and 2004 in a study composed of a prospective cohort were compared...

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Tharmarajah, P More by this author
Keeling, D More by this author
Willett, K More by this author
Journal:
Journal of orthopaedic trauma
Volume:
21
Issue:
1
Pages:
26-30
Publication date:
2007-01-05
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EISSN:
1531-2291
ISSN:
0890-5339
URN:
uuid:77e4a648-eb3b-46cb-a757-7a35c676d35b
Source identifiers:
108635
Local pid:
pubs:108635

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