Monday, September 10, 2012

Roche KK and Eisai Annouce approval of Coaguchek XS - A Patient self testing device

CoaguChek XS Personal is a small, easy-to-use self-testing coagulation analyzer that patients taking Warfarin can use, under the guidance and supervision of a physician, to measure their PT/INR in approximately one minute in order to monitor their blood-clotting ability without the need to visit a medical facility for testing.  The device is restricted for use only by those patients who have been fitted with a Nonpulsatile LVAS or mechanical heart
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