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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/clc.4960240511
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.405-408

Abstract

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.