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Author: André Camacho Oliveira Araújo

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Jornal Vascular Brasileiro ISSN: 1677-5449 jvascbr.ed@gmail.com Sociedade Brasileira de Angiologia e de Cirurgia Vascular Brasil Camacho Oliveira Araújo, André; Borges Domingues, Rodrigo; van Bellen, Bonno Determinação do INR: comparação entre método convencional e dispositivo portátil Jornal Vascular Brasileiro, vol.
13, núm.
2, abril-junio, 2014, pp.
88-93 Sociedade Brasileira de Angiologia e de Cirurgia Vascular São Paulo, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=245031482003 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative ORIGINAL ARTICLE Comparison between the conventional method and a portable device for determination of INR Determinação do INR: comparação entre método convencional e dispositivo portátil André Camacho Oliveira Araújo1, Rodrigo Borges Domingues1, Bonno van Bellen1 Abstract Context: Anticoagulation with warfarin is considered the appropriate treatment for venous thromboembolism and other thrombotic pathologies.
Regular INR control is required for dosage adjustment and therapeutic control.
Use of portable monitoring systems optimizes management of these patients.
Objective: To compare INR measurements taken using the portable Coaguchek XS system in capillary blood with the standard laboratory method using venous blood.
Method: Fifty-two samples each of venous and capillary blood were collected from nineteen patients on warfarin, who had been admitted to the Hospital da Beneficência Portuguesa de São Paulo, and analyzed using the conventional method and the Coaguchek XS system, respectively.
Results: Spearman’s correlation coefficient (r) for the overall performance of the two methods was 0.978 (p 0.0001; 95%CI 0.961-0.988).
The Kappa measure of agreement for all p...





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