Thrombopoietin and mean platelet volume in coronary artery disease

Senaran H., Ileri M., Altinbas A., Kosar A., Yetkin E., Ozturk M., ...More

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, vol.24, no.5, pp.405-408, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/clc.4960240511
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.405-408


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.