The effect of standard therapy on mean platelet volume in patients with chronic hepatitis C


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Uslu A. U. , Aydin B., Balta S., Yonem O., UNCU T. , SEVEN D.

GASTROENTEROLOGY REVIEW-PRZEGLAD GASTROENTEROLOGICZNY, vol.11, no.3, pp.200-205, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/pg.2016.57942
  • Title of Journal : GASTROENTEROLOGY REVIEW-PRZEGLAD GASTROENTEROLOGICZNY
  • Page Numbers: pp.200-205

Abstract

Introduction: Chronic hepatitis C (CHC) infection is a systemic disorder that can lead to liver inflammation, fibrosis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular cancer. The mean platelet volume (MPV) is widely used as an inflammatory marker to evaluate the platelet function and the status of systemic inflammation.