The role of baseline indirect inflammatory markers in prediction of response to cardiac resynchronisation therapy

Balci K. G., Balci M. M., Sen F., Canpolat U., Akboga M. K., Unal S., ...More

KARDIOLOGIA POLSKA, vol.74, no.2, pp.119-126, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 74 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/kp.a2015.0142
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.119-126
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: In many cardiovascular diseases (CVD), white blood cell counts with differentials are used to predict adverse events. Both platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) and neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) are studied in various CVDs.