Mean Platelet Volume in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus-A Marker of Cardiovascular Risk

@inproceedings{Gandham2016MeanPV,
  title={Mean Platelet Volume in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus-A Marker of Cardiovascular Risk},
  author={Rajeev Gandham},
  year={2016}
}
  • Rajeev Gandham
  • Published 2016
Background: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a common liver disease associated with diabetes and cardiovascular risk. Platelets play a vital role in hemostasis and mean platelet volume (MPV) is a measure of average size and platelet activity. Larger platelets are highly thrombogenic. Increase in MPV is well documented in diabetes mellitus (DM… CONTINUE READING