Harvard Catalyst Profiles

Contact, publication, and social network information about Harvard faculty and fellows.

Partial Thromboplastin Time

"Partial Thromboplastin Time" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The time required for the appearance of FIBRIN strands following the mixing of PLASMA with phospholipid platelet substitute (e.g., crude cephalins, soybean phosphatides). It is a test of the intrinsic pathway (factors VIII, IX, XI, and XII) and the common pathway (fibrinogen, prothrombin, factors V and X) of BLOOD COAGULATION. It is used as a screening test and to monitor HEPARIN therapy.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Partial Thromboplastin Time" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Partial Thromboplastin Time" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 110 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2007
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
Related Networks
People
Explore
_
Similar Concepts
_
Top Journals 
_
Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.