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, vol.44, no.1, pp.50-55, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1302-47
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.50-55

Abstract

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.