Platelet indices in obstructive sleep apnea: the role of mean platelet volume, platelet distribution widht and plateletcrit


BÜLBÜL Y., AYDIN OZGUR E., ÖREM A.

TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX, vol.64, no.3, pp.206-210, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5578/tt.29170
  • Journal Name: TUBERKULOZ VE TORAK-TUBERCULOSIS AND THORAX
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.206-210
  • Keywords: Obstructive sleep apnea, apnea-hypopnea index, mean platelet volume, platelet distribution width, plateletcrit, DISTRIBUTION WIDTH, ACTIVATION, PARAMETERS, PREDICTORS, DISEASE

Abstract

Introduction: Because studies report controversial findings of mean platelet volume (MPV) and platelet distribution width (PDW), we aimed to investigate platelet indices in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).