Can platelet indices predict obstruction level of pulmonary vascular bed in patients with acute pulmonary embolism?


Gunay E., Ulasli S. S. , Kacar E., Halici B., Unlu E., Tunay K., ...More

CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, vol.8, no.1, pp.33-40, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/crj.12031
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.33-40
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No

Abstract

IntroductionComputed tomography pulmonary arterial obstruction index ratio (CTPAOIR) is related with the severity of pulmonary embolism (PE). Platelet indices including mean platelet volume (MPV), platelet distribution width (PDW) are reported to be increased in acute PE.