Mean platelet volume increases with aging in a large population study.

@article{Lippi2012MeanPV,
  title={Mean platelet volume increases with aging in a large population study.},
  author={Giuseppe Lippi and Tiziana Meschi and Loris Borghi},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2012},
  volume={129 4},
  pages={e159-60}
}
We read with interest the article of Demirin et al., who investigated the mean platelet volume (MPV) in a cohort of 326 healthy subjects by using a CELL-DYN 3700 SL analyzer (Abbott Diagnostics) [1]. It was thereby concluded that no significant difference could be observed among age groups, and the mean MPV of the cohort was 8.9 fL (95% confidence interval… CONTINUE READING