The role of platelet count, mean platelet volume, and the mean platelet volume/platelet count ratio in predicting postoperative vomiting in children after deep sedation

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Canpolat D. G., DOĞRUEL F., GÖNEN Z. B., Yilmaz C., ZARARSIZ G., Alkan A.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.37, no.10, pp.1082-1088, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.15537/smj.2016.10.14903
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1082-1088
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Objectives: To determine the role of hemogram parameters such as platelet count (PLT), mean platelet volume (MPV), and the MPV/PLT ratio in predicting the risk of postoperative vomiting (POV) in children after tooth extraction under deep sedation.