The Home INR Study "THINRS"

Completed

Phase 4 Results

References

Publications

  • Matchar DB, Jacobson AK, Edson RG, Lavori PW, Ansell JE, Ezekowitz MD, Rickles F, Fiore L, Boardman K, Phibbs C, Fihn SD, Vertrees JE, Dolor R. The impact of patient self-testing of prothrombin time for managing anticoagulation: rationale and design of VA Cooperative Study #481--the Home INR Study (THINRS). J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2005 Jun;19(3):163-72. Pubmed ID:16082603
  • Dolor RJ, Ruybalid RL, Uyeda L, Edson RG, Phibbs C, Vertrees JE, Shih MC, Jacobson AK, Matchar DB; THINRS Site Investigators. An evaluation of patient self-testing competency of prothrombin time for managing anticoagulation: pre-randomization results of VA Cooperative Study #481--The Home INR Study (THINRS). J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2010 Oct;30(3):263-75. doi: 10.1007/s11239-010-0499-8. Pubmed ID:20628787
  • Matchar DB, Jacobson A, Dolor R, Edson R, Uyeda L, Phibbs CS, Vertrees JE, Shih MC, Holodniy M, Lavori P; THINRS Executive Committee and Site Investigators. Effect of home testing of international normalized ratio on clinical events. N Engl J Med. 2010 Oct 21;363(17):1608-20. Pubmed ID:20961244

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