Is the platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio a new prognostic marker in multiple myeloma?


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Solmaz S., Uzun Ö., Acar C., Sevindik O. G., Piskin O., Ozsan H. G., ...More

Journal of laboratory physicians, vol.10, no.4, pp.363-369, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/jlp.jlp_36_18
  • Journal Name: Journal of laboratory physicians
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • Page Numbers: pp.363-369
  • Keywords: Multiple myeloma, neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, new prognostic marker, platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio, PREDICTING SURVIVAL, NEUTROPHIL, COUNT
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Recent reports showed neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR), platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR), and monocyte-to-lymphocyte ratio (MLR), as a predictor of progression-free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) in various malignancies.