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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/clc.4960240511
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.405-408
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: No


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.