RL Ploesteanu

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INTRODUCTION The mean platelet volume (MPV) is an easily measurable parameter directly correlated with platelet aggregation function, proven to be increased in acute coronary syndromes, but also in the presence of cardiovascular risk factors such as the metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia, diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension. OBJECTIVE This study(More)
HYPOTHESIS The length of hospital stay (LOS) is a unanimously accepted measure of risk and treatment efficacy for in-patients. PURPOSE Our aim was to identify the parameters with predictive value for the LOS of patients with acute heart failure (AHF). METHODS We analyzed 125 patients consecutively admitted to our clinic with a slight male predominance(More)
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