Radiofrequency catheter ablation increases mean platelet volume


AKSOY F.

REVISTA DA ASSOCIACAO MEDICA BRASILEIRA, vol.65, no.8, pp.1080-1085, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/1806-9282.65.8.1080
  • Title of Journal : REVISTA DA ASSOCIACAO MEDICA BRASILEIRA
  • Page Numbers: pp.1080-1085

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) may increase the risk of thromboembolic events. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of RFA on mean platelet volume (MPV), an indicator of platelet activity.