Vitamin K antagonists in children with central venous catheter on chronic haemodialysis: a pilot study

Fabio Paglialonga, Andrea Artoni, Simon Braham, Silvia Consolo, Alberto Giannini, Giovanna Chidini, Luisa Napolitano, Ida Martinelli, Giovanni Montini, Alberto Edefonti

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Background: To date, no study has investigated the use of vitamin K antagonists (VKA) in children undergoing chronic haemodialysis (HD) with a central venous catheter (CVC). Methods: Consecutive patients aged

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)827-832
Number of pages6
JournalPediatric Nephrology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2016



  • Oral anticoagulants
  • Paediatric haemodialysis
  • Tunnelled central venous catheter
  • Vitamin K antagonists
  • Warfarin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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