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Can Mean Platelet Volume be a New Risk Factor in Portal Venous Thrombosis?
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PMID:  23162018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Background: The aim of this study was to discuss the possibility of mean platelet volume (MPV) being a new risk factor in the etiology of portal venous thrombosis (PVT). Methods: Study participants were categorized into 2 different groups: group I, control group (n = 35) and group II, PVT group (n = 34). Demographic data and MPV values were recorded retrospectively. Results: No differences were determined between the 2 groups regarding hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and smoking (P > .05). The average hemoglobin levels were 10.8 ± 2.1 in group II and 14.0 ± 1.7 in group I (P < .001). Although the MPV levels of group II patients were 8.2 ± 0.52, the average level in group I was determined as 7.8 ± 0.62 (P = .012). In the performed receiver-operating characteristic (ROC) analysis, the cutoff value for patients with PVT for MPV was determined as 7.9 (area under curve: 0.674), sensitivity as 70.6%, and specificity as 65.7% (P = .013). Conclusion: The current study shows that MPV is significantly higher in patients with PVT than in the control group.
Ibrahim Aliosmanoglu; Mesut Gul; Abdullah Oguz; Omer Basol; Omer Uslukaya; Celalettin Keles
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1938-2723     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Appl. Thromb. Hemost.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9508125     Medline TA:  Clin Appl Thromb Hemost     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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