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Cardiac Arrest; Cardiac Diseases; Endocarditis; Heart Disease; Heart Disease and the Mind-Body Constitution; Heart Disea... 

The partial thromboplastin time (PTT) or activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) is a commonly performed test for the system of coagulation, especially its intrinsic pathway. Apart from detecting abnormalities in blood clotting, it is also used to monitor the effectivity of treatment with heparin, a major anticoagulant.

Heart disease is one of a number of different diseases which afflict the heart. The most common heart diseases include: * Coronary heart disease, the end result of the accumulation of atheromatous plaques within the walls of the arteries that supply the myocardium * Ischaemic heart disease, a disease characterized by reduced blood supply to the heart. * Cardiovascular disease, a class of diseases that involve the heart and/or blood vessels (arteries and veins).Implies under this c...


aPTT as related to Heart Diseases