The AvoSure PT-Pro provides efficient monitoring of patients on oral anticoagulant therapy to the doctor's office or home healthcare nurse where high-quality prothrombin time test
results are needed in a timely manner.
One manufacturer has developed a prothrombin time test
using a device with unit-use cartridges that include OBCs.
Throughout the world, oral anti-coagulant cntrol is based on the prothrombin time test
using various thromboplastims.
Outsourcing prothrombin time tests
was risking both legal liability and patient health.
Medicate administrative data were used to identify five outcome measures: noninvasive cerebrovascular tests, cerebral angiography, carotid endarterectomy, anticoagulant therapy (as proxied by outpatient prothrombin time tests
), and the specialty of the attending physician (neurologist versus other specialist).