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Quality and determinants of anticoagulation therapy by AVK in elderly subjects: study of a continuous series of 155 patients hospitalized in geriatric medicine Volume 17, issue 2, Juin 2019

Authors
1 Pôle personnes âgées, Hôpital de Champmaillot, CHU de Dijon, France
2 Centre régional universitaire des urgences, CHU de Dijon, France
* Correspondance

Objective

AVK could be prescribed in elderly patients over 75 years for the prevention of thromboembolic complications of atrial fibrillation (AF). The objective of this study was to study the quality of the anticoagulation balance by AVK and its determinants.