Mean platelet volume may predict early clinical outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting


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Unal E. U. , Ozen A., Kocabeyoglu S., Durukan A. B. , Tak S., Songur M., ...More

JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY, vol.8, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1749-8090-8-91
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Coronary artery bypass, Platelet function tests, Hematocrit, Postoperative complications, Treatment outcome, RISK-FACTORS, LEUKOCYTE COUNT, MORTALITY, SURGERY, ACTIVATION, ANEMIA, IMPACT, TIME
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: An elevated mean platelet volume is associated with increased platelet activation and thus may predict thrombotic events. The goal of this study was to investigate the association of the mean platelet volume and the major adverse events after coronary artery bypass surgery.