A new model using platelet indices to predict liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection


CEYLAN B., Mete B., FINCANCI M., ASLAN T., Akkoyunlu Y. , Ozgunes N., ...More

WIENER KLINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT, vol.125, pp.453-460, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 125
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00508-013-0394-3
  • Title of Journal : WIENER KLINISCHE WOCHENSCHRIFT
  • Page Numbers: pp.453-460
  • Keywords: Hepatitis B virus, Liver fibrosis, Blood platelets, SIMPLE NONINVASIVE INDEX, C INFECTION, CIRRHOSIS, MARKERS, THROMBOPOIETIN, INFLAMMATION, HISTOLOGY, VOLUME, SCORE

Abstract

We aimed to investigate whether mean platelet volume (MPV) and platelet distribution width (PDW) are variables determining the severity of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic HBV infection.