CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, vol.24, no.5, pp.405-408, 2001 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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Background: Large platelets are shown to be hemostatically more active. It has been suggested that mean platelet volume (MPV) is increased during acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and unstable angina pectoris (USAP), However, the underlying mechanism of the phenomenon remains unclear.