ESCAT- Early self-controlled anticoagulation trial

  • Rainer Körfer
  • H. Körtke


This paper presents the preliminary results of ESCAT, a randomized and prospective study to examine the viability of prothrombin home monitoring immediately after mechanical heart valve replacement.


Valve Replacement Heart Valve Prosthetic Heart Valve Mechanical Heart Valve Prosthetic Device 
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© Dr. Dietrich Steikopff Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, Darmstadt 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rainer Körfer
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Körtke
    • 1
  1. 1.Herzzentrum Nordrhein-WestfalenBad OeynhausenGermany
  2. 2.Klinik für Thorax- und KardiovaskularchirurgieHerzzentrum Nordrhein-WestfalenBad OeynhausenGermany

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