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Mean platelet volume in bipolar disorder: the search for an ideal biomarker
(DOVE MEDICAL PRESS LTD, 2016)
Background: The pathophysiology of bipolar disorder (BD) remains a mystery. In this context, interest in the role of the immune and inflammatory systems in BD has been increasing. We aimed to compare the routine hemogram ...
The effect of standard therapy on mean platelet volume in patients with chronic hepatitis C
(TERMEDIA PUBLISHING HOUSE LTD, 2016)
Introduction: Chronic hepatitis C (CHC) infection is a systemic disorder that can lead to liver inflammation, fibrosis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular cancer. The mean platelet volume (MPV) is widely used as an inflammatory ...
Can Mean Platelet Volume Be a Surrogate Marker of Inflammation in Rheumatic Diseases?
(UNIV WEST INDIES FACULTY MEDICAL SCIENCES, 2016)
Background: In humans, it has been suggested that low-level mean platelet volume (MPV) may be related to secondary thrombosis due to inflammation. For this reason, MPV can be used as a marker showing inflammation in the ...
The mean platelet volume may predict the development of isolated bone metastases in patients with breast cancer: a retrospective study of the Young Researchers Committee of the Turkish Oncology Group (TOG)
(ZERBINIS MEDICAL PUBL, 2016)
Purpose: To determine the predictive value of the mean platelet volume (MPV) and the MPV/platelet count ratio on the development of isolated bone metastasis in patients with breast cancer. Methods: A total of 121 previously ...