Use of the activated coagulation time as a measure of anticoagulation during interventional procedures

J. A. Scott, A. Berenstein, D. Blumenthal

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Abstract

The activated coagulation time (ACT) is a reliable method of determining the degree of anticoagulation caused by the administration of heparinized saline solutions during long interventional procedures. An automated system that simplifies the determination of the ACT is available and has proved useful in preventing hemostatic complications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)849-850
Number of pages2
JournalRadiology
Volume158
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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