Low-dose oral vitamin K therapy for the management of asymptomatic patients with elevated international normalized ratios: a brief review
- Does adding vitamin K to warlarin improve anticoagulation control? // Journal of Family Practice;Apr2008, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p221
The article discusses the implication of adding Vitamin K to warfarin in improving the occurrence of anticoagulation in adults in the U.S. Research shows that supplementation of Vitamin K help control anticoagulation in warfarin-treated patients with unexplained unstable anticoagulation. The...
- Warfarinized Patients with Proximal Femoral Fractures: Survey of UK Clinical Practice. Starks, Ian; Cooke, Stephen; Docker, Charles; Raine, Andrew // European Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery;Jun2009, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p287
In an aging population, anticoagulation in patients with musculoskeletal injuries is increasingly prevalent. The North American literature indicates an absence of consensus concerning the most appropriate management for this group. We aim to test the hypothesis that there is a lack of consensus...
- Dietary Manipulation to Stabilize INR. Crawford, Michael H. // Clinical Cardiology Alert;Nov2009, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p87
The article discusses research on a dietary vitamin-k diet and enhancing International Normalized Ratio (INR) stability. It references the study "Improved Oral Anticoagulation After a Dietary Vitamin k-guided Strategy: A Randomized Controlled Trial," by M. C. de Assis, published in a 2009 issue...
- Novel vitamin K-dependent pathways regulating cell survival. Saxena, S. P.; Israels, E. D.; Israels, L. G. // Apoptosis;Feb2001, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p57
Historically, the vitamin K1-dependent proteins have been associated primarily with blood coagulation and secondarily with bone formation. Recent identification of K1-dependent proteins as specific ligands for the receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) that can stimulate cell replication and...
- An under-eye circle eraser. // Self;Feb2000, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p32
Deals with the result of a survey conducted about the physiological effect of vitamin K in skin discoloration.
- Phytomenadione. // Reactions Weekly;1/30/2010, Issue 1286, p27
The article describes the case of a preterm male neonate who experienced Nicolau syndrome after receiving intramuscular (IM) phytomenadione as prophylaxis for haemorrhagic disease of the newborn.
- Clinical: Haematology - Reversal of warfarin treatment. Patel, Shruthi; Hanley, John // GP: General Practitioner;9/16/2011, p42
The article offers information on the reversal of warfarin treatment, whose only side-effect is bleeding. It states that patients receiving warfarin should be monitored, with regular checks of international normalized ratio (INR). It mentions that warfarin can be reversed by the administration...
- Association of hip fracture incidence and intake of calcium, magnesium, vitamin D, and vitamin K. Yumi Yaegashi; Toshiyuki Onoda; Kozo Tanno; Toru Kuribayashi; Kiyomi Sakata; Hajime Orimo // European Journal of Epidemiology;Mar2008, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p219
AbstractÃ‚Â Ã‚Â Objective To analyze the association between hip fracture incidence in 12 regional blocks within Japan and dietary intake of four key nutrients: calcium, magnesium, vitamin D, and vitamin K. Design An ecological study. Methods Using data from the 2002 national survey...
- Vitamin K â€” what, why, and when. Hey, E. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Mar2003, Vol. 88 Issue 2, pF80
Focuses on strategies for the oral prophylaxis of vitamin K. Challenges of developing a suitable formulation for the clinical use of vitamin K; Policies for giving babies vitamin K prophylactically at birth; Role of vitamin K in providing protection against late deficiency bleeding.