Efficacy of warfarin reversal in orthopedic trauma surgery patients.
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...Expand abstract
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