DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20160001

A review of the association of mean platelet volume and red cell distribution width in inflammation

Mujgan Gurler, Gulali Aktas

Abstract


Simple hemogram parameters have been proposed as novel markers of inflammation recently. Two of these parameters are red cell distribution width (RDW) and mean platelet volume (MPV). Both MPV and RDW have been shown to be associated with inflammatory diseases. In this review, we aimed to discuss the clinical significance of these hemogram parameters in inflammatory states by reviewing the related studies in literature.


Keywords


Hemogram parameters, Mean platelet volume, Red cell distribution width, Inflammation

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