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Table 1 Patient characteristics for pre-protocol and post-protocol timespan

From: A hemodialysis cohort study of protocol-based anticoagulation management

  Pre-protocol Post-protocol
n 25 21
% Male/female 64/36 57/43
Mean age (as of 11/1/2013) ± standard deviation 70 ± 14 61 ± 16
ESRD diagnosis
Diabetic nephropathy 9 7
Hypertension 4 3
Polycystic kidney disease 2 2
Glomerulonephritis 2 4
Renal artery stenosis 2 1
Other 6 4
Indication for warfarin
Atrial fibrillation 17 8
DVT/PE 2 5
Mechanical cardiac valve 1 2
Other 5 6
INR target range
2–3 20 17
2.5–3.5 4 3
Other 1 1