An error in the CoaguChek S device results in prosthetic heart valve thrombosis.
until further notice
SourceInteractive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, 11, 1, (2010), pp. 123-124
1 juli 2010
Article / Letter to editor
Display more detailsDisplay less details
Cardio Thoracic Surgery
Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
SubjectNCEBP 14: Cardiovascular diseases; NCEBP 4: Quality of hospital and integrated care
The CoaguChek S device offers patients on oral anticoagulant treatment, a simple and fast method of direct monitoring of their international normalized ratio (INR). It is comparable with the glucose monitoring system, a fingerprick for a drop of capillary blood and some minutes to get the INR result for further anticoagulation monitoring. We present a case of tricuspid prosthetic valve thrombosis due to inadequate anticoagulation because of an error in the point-of-care device.
Upload full text
Use your RU credentials (u/z-number and password) to log in with SURFconext to upload a file for processing by the repository team.