Activated clotting time versus activated partial thromboplastin time for therapeutic monitoring of heparin.

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OBJECTIVE To compare and contrast the activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) and the activated clotting time (ACT) for the therapeutic monitoring of heparin therapy. DATA SOURCES Relevant articles were identified through an English-language MEDLINE search from 1966 to 1995. Additional sources were identified from the reference lists of these… (More)

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@article{Simko1995ActivatedCT, title={Activated clotting time versus activated partial thromboplastin time for therapeutic monitoring of heparin.}, author={Richard J. Simko and Fugee Tsung and Eric J. Stanek}, journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy}, year={1995}, volume={29 10}, pages={1015-21; quiz 1061} }