Prognostic value of neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio in patients with pulmonary embolism


Cavus U. Y. , Yildirim S., Sonmez E. , Ertan C., Ozeke O.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.44, ss.50-55, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 44 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1302-47
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.50-55

Özet

Aim: Preliminary evidence suggests that inflammation plays a role in the development and prognosis of pulmonary embolism (PE). We used the neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio (NLR) as a measure of systemic inflammation and investigated its association with PE.