Relationship between activated clotting time and ischemic or hemorrhagic complications: Analysis of 4 recent randomized clinical trials of percutaneous coronary intervention Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary
  • Anticoagulants
  • Blood Coagulation Tests
  • Hemorrhage
  • Heparin
  • Hirudins
  • Myocardial Ischemia
  • Ticlopidine
  • Tyrosine

abstract

  • In patients undergoing PCI with frequent stent and potent platelet inhibition use, ACT does not correlate with ischemic complications and has a modest association with bleeding complications, driven mainly by minor bleeding. Lower values do not appear to compromise efficacy while increasing safety.

publication date

  • August 24, 2004

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.CIR.0000139868.53594.24

PubMed ID

  • 15302778

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 994

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 110

number

  • 8