Correlation of platelet count with second-look laparotomy results and disease progression in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer.

@article{Bozkurt2004CorrelationOP,
  title={Correlation of platelet count with second-look laparotomy results and disease progression in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer.},
  author={Nuray Bozkurt and Kunter Yuce and Mustafa Mert Başaran and Faruk Kose and Ali Ayhan},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={82-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the significance of preoperative platelet counts in advanced epithelial ovarian cancer with respect to second-look laparotomy results and disease progression. METHODS We prospectively evaluated 37 consecutive patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer who underwent primary surgical treatment. In addition to platelet counts, all patients were evaluated with respect to age, gravida, parity, and stage and grade of tumor. Thirty-six patients had stage III, and 1… CONTINUE READING

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