When performing left-sided catheter ablation, anticoagulation is used to prevent formation of thrombi that might embolize. After heparin administration, appropriate anticoagulation is confirmed by measuring Activated Coagulation Time (ACT). We report a case during which ACT results were erroneous, and review alternatives to the ACT under such circumstances.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Case Reports in Anesthesiology|
|State||Published - 2020|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine