[The effect of smoking on mean platelet volume and lipid profile in young male subjects].

@article{Arslan2008TheEO,
  title={[The effect of smoking on mean platelet volume and lipid profile in young male subjects].},
  author={Erol Arslan and Tolga Yakar and Irfan Yavaşoğlu},
  journal={Anadolu kardiyoloji dergisi : AKD = the Anatolian journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={422-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Smoking and cholesterol levels are two significant causes of atherosclerosis. Mean platelet volume (MPV) is an index of platelet activation. Only limited numbers of studies showing the effect of smoking on platelet function are published. Even less studies exists regarding the effect of smoking on platelet function in young healthy population. The current study investigated the effects of smoking on the MPV of the young healthy male population. METHODS A total of 102 (smoking 56… CONTINUE READING

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