Minimum discard volume to obtain reliable activated clotting time from the heparinized arterial line


Erden I. A. , AYHAN B., OZ G., KANBAK M., ÇELEBİOĞLU B., AYPAR U.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.20, no.4, pp.794-798, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2012.156
  • Journal Name: TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.794-798

Abstract

Background: This study aims to investigate the reliability of activated clotting time (ACT) by using different discard volumes from the heparinized arterial line.