Mean platelet volume: a new predictor in confirming acute appendicitis diagnosis.

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UNLABELLED The purpose of this study was to investigate the diagnostic value of mean platelet volume (MPV) in acute appendicitis (AA). METHODS Our study was carried out in 206 healthy control groups and 226 patients who had a preliminary diagnosis of AA. RESULTS A statistically significant decrease in MPV was noted in patients with AA compared with… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/1076029610364520

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