The role of mean platelet volume predicting acute exacerbations of cystic fibrosis in children


Uysal P., Tuncel T., Olmez D., Babayigit A., KARAMAN Ö., UZUNER N.

ANNALS OF THORACIC MEDICINE, vol.6, no.4, pp.227-230, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/1817-1737.84778
  • Journal Name: ANNALS OF THORACIC MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.227-230
  • Keywords: Cystic fibrosis, inflammation, mean platelet volume, platelets, FAMILIAL MEDITERRANEAN FEVER, INFLAMMATORY-BOWEL-DISEASE, INTERLEUKIN-6, MARKER
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between acute exacerbations and the mean platelet volume (MPV) trend in children with cystic fibrosis (CF), to predict the exacerbations.