Increased mean platelet volume associated with extent of slow coronary flow

Isik T., Ayhan E., Uyarel H., Ergelen M., Tanboga I. H., Kurt M., ...More

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.19, no.4, pp.355-362, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/cj.2012.0065
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.355-362
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Slow coronary flow (SCF) is characterized by delayed opacification of epicardial coronary vessels. SCF can cause ischemia and sudden cardiac death. We investigated the association between presence and extent of SCF, and cardiovascular risk factors and hematologic indices.