PLATELETS, vol.21, no.5, pp.368-372, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Mean platelet volume, coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus, MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION, COUNT, SIZE
Background: Mean platelet volume (MPV) is an indicator of platelet activation which is a central process in the pathophysiology of coronary heart disease (CHD). The aim of the study was twofold; first to determine whether MPV values is increased in patients with DM, and secondly to evaluate the relation between diabetic complications and MPV.