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ALLMedicine™ Vitamin K Deficiency Center

Research & Reviews  363 results

Treatment to reduce vascular calcification in hemodialysis patients using vitamin K (Tr...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021906
Medicine Haroon SW, Tai BC et. al.

Sep 9th, 2020 - End stage renal failure patients on hemodialysis have significant vascular calcification This is postulated to be related to sub-clinical vitamin K deficiency, which is prevalent in hemodialysis patients. Vitamin K deficiency result in the failure...

Vitamin K Deficiency: An Emerging Player in the Pathogenesis of Vascular Calcification ...
https://doi.org/10.1152/ajprenal.00278.2020
American Journal of Physiology. Renal Physiology; Levy D, Grewal R et. al.

Aug 23rd, 2020 - Vascular calcification is a known complication of chronic kidney disease (CKD). The prevalence of vascular calcification in patients with non-dialysis-dependent CKD stages 3-5 has been shown to be as high as 79%. [1] Vascular calcification has bee...

Vaccine safety surveillance informs public health policy beyond immunization: A case-se...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.07.035
Vaccine Pradhan R, Sharma Gautam J et. al.

Aug 13th, 2020 - Surveillance for adverse events following immunization (AEFI) is important to monitor vaccine safety and should lead to appropriate responses to improve health and immunization program. Bleeding following vaccination is not recognized as an import...

Educating Parents on Vitamin K Prophylaxis for Newborns.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nwh.2020.05.005
Nursing for Women's Health; Holley SL, Green K et. al.

Aug 10th, 2020 - Vitamin K is important in the clotting cascade, and vitamin K prophylaxis is important in preventing vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB) in newborns. Breastfed newborns have been found to be particularly vulnerable to VKDB. Although oral vitamin ...

Severe Rifampicin-induced Vitamin K Deficiency Coagulopathy in a Child.
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002728
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Torres-Fernandez D, de Pazos Azpeitia B et. al.

May 26th, 2020 - An 8-month-old child under tuberculosis treatment presented with multiple ecchymotic lesions. A severe coagulopathy was evidenced compatible with vitamin K deficiency [II (3%), VII (2%), IX (3%) and X (1%)]. It was reversed with vitamin K and plas...

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Guidelines  1 results

Prevention of Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding in Newborn Infants: A Position Paper by the...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000001232
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition; Mihatsch WA, Braegger C et. al.

Apr 6th, 2016 - Vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB) due to physiologically low vitamin K plasma concentrations is a serious risk for newborn and young infants and can be largely prevented by adequate vitamin K supplementation. The aim of this position paper is t...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  419 results

Treatment to reduce vascular calcification in hemodialysis patients using vitamin K (Tr...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021906
Medicine Haroon SW, Tai BC et. al.

Sep 9th, 2020 - End stage renal failure patients on hemodialysis have significant vascular calcification This is postulated to be related to sub-clinical vitamin K deficiency, which is prevalent in hemodialysis patients. Vitamin K deficiency result in the failure...

Vitamin K Deficiency: An Emerging Player in the Pathogenesis of Vascular Calcification ...
https://doi.org/10.1152/ajprenal.00278.2020
American Journal of Physiology. Renal Physiology; Levy D, Grewal R et. al.

Aug 23rd, 2020 - Vascular calcification is a known complication of chronic kidney disease (CKD). The prevalence of vascular calcification in patients with non-dialysis-dependent CKD stages 3-5 has been shown to be as high as 79%. [1] Vascular calcification has bee...

Vaccine safety surveillance informs public health policy beyond immunization: A case-se...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.07.035
Vaccine Pradhan R, Sharma Gautam J et. al.

Aug 13th, 2020 - Surveillance for adverse events following immunization (AEFI) is important to monitor vaccine safety and should lead to appropriate responses to improve health and immunization program. Bleeding following vaccination is not recognized as an import...

Educating Parents on Vitamin K Prophylaxis for Newborns.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nwh.2020.05.005
Nursing for Women's Health; Holley SL, Green K et. al.

Aug 10th, 2020 - Vitamin K is important in the clotting cascade, and vitamin K prophylaxis is important in preventing vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB) in newborns. Breastfed newborns have been found to be particularly vulnerable to VKDB. Although oral vitamin ...

Vitamin k1 - phytonadione injection, emulsion-A-S Medication Solutions
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=f922f301-f5ab-4db8-b6a6-364f95fff09c

Jul 12th, 2020 - Vitamin K1 Injection (Phytonadione Injectable Emulsion, USP) is indicated in the following coagulation disorders which are due to faulty formation of factors II, VII, IX and X when caused by vitamin K deficiency or interference with vitamin K acti...

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News  7 results

Anti-Vax Parents Refusing Vitamin K, Too
https://www.medpagetoday.com/pediatrics/generalpediatrics/47282

Aug 19th, 2014 - Action Points Note that this Canadian population cohort study suggests that neonatal vitamin K refusal has been on the rise in recent years. It appears that deliveries utilizing midwives and birthing centers have higher rates of vitamin K refusal....

Rise in VKDB cases prompts call for a tracking system
https://www.mdedge.com/hematology-oncology/article/185947/thrombosis/rise-vkdb-cases-prompts-call-tracking-system
HT Staff

May 7th, 2014 - Smiling baby Credit: Petr Kratochvil Physicians at a Tennessee hospital have seen a rise in late-onset vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB) in young infants, due to parents declining a vitamin K shot at birth. Over a period of 8 months, 7 infants.

Vitamin K deficiency bleeding in infants tied to insufficient parent knowledge of risks
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/78967/gynecology/vitamin-k-deficiency-bleeding-infants-tied-insufficient-parent
Tara Haelle

Nov 19th, 2013 - More than a quarter of infants born in Nashville area birthing centers – eight times the rate among infants born in one Nashville area hospital – did not receive vitamin K after birth in 2013 because parents declined it, a study has found. The fin.

CDC finds cluster of newborns with late VKDB
https://www.mdedge.com/hematology-oncology/article/187630/thrombosis/cdc-finds-cluster-newborns-late-vkdb
HT Staff

Nov 18th, 2013 - Sleeping newborn Photo by Bertrand Devouard The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified a small group of newborns in Tennessee with late vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB). The agency reported 4 cases of late VKDB, a seri.

Vitamin K Deficiency May Play a Role in Osteoarthritis of the Knee
https://www.mdedge.com/rheumatology/article/45900/rheumatoid-arthritis/vitamin-k-deficiency-may-play-role-osteoarthritis
Mitchel L. Zoler

BRUSSELS — Vitamin K deficiency may increase the risk for developing knee osteoarthritis and for forming knee cartilage lesions, judging from the findings of a 30-month study of nearly 1,200 people at risk for knee osteoarthritis. This apparent ro.

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