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2021 May 10

Cardiol Young

Is there any relationship between platelet indices and myocarditis in children?


Geçkalan Soysal D, Özdemir R
Cardiol Young. 2021 May 10:1-5.
PMID: 33966672.


Platelet indices are used to evaluate platelet activation and function which change in inflammatory diseases. We hypothesise that platelet indices such as plateletcrit, mean platelet volume, and platelet distribution width may be more useful as prognostic indicators for myopericarditis in children.