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Genotyping for warfarin postinitiation: Is it worth the cost and hassle?May 12, 2010 15:40 EDT
Positive results of the MM-WES observational study point toward the utility of rapid turnaround genetic testing for patients undergoing warfarin dosing initiation. But until the randomized clinical COAG trial reports, what will be your approach?
- Epstein R, Moyer T, Aubert R. Warfarin Genotyping Reduces Hospitalization Rates Results from the MM-WES (Medco-Mayo Warfarin Effectiveness Study). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Apr 7. Abstract.
- Warfarin genotyping reduces hospitalizations
- Clarification of Optimal Anticoagulation Through Genetics (COAG) trial