The relation between platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio and Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index in acute pulmonary embolism

Kundi H., Balun A., Cicekcioglu H., Cetin M., Kiziltunc E., Cetin Z. G., ...More

HEART & LUNG, vol.44, no.4, pp.340-343, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2015.04.007
  • Journal Name: HEART & LUNG
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.340-343
  • Keywords: Acute pulmonary embolism, Inflammation, Platelet function, Platelet-lymphocyte ratio, Simplified pulmonary embolism severity, CORONARY-ARTERY-DISEASE, NEUTROPHIL/LYMPHOCYTE RATIO, OXIDATIVE STRESS, ASSOCIATION, VALIDATION, NEUTROPHIL, COMPLEXITY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No


Purpose: In this study, we aimed to investigate the value of the platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) for predicting disease severity based on simplified Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index (sPESI), as well as in-hospital mortality in patients with acute pulmonary embolism (APE).