Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio and Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio are Predictors of Heart Failure

@inproceedings{Durmus2015NeutrophiltoLymphocyteRA,
  title={Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio and Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio are
Predictors of Heart Failure},
  author={Erdal Durmus and Tarik Kivrak and Fethullah Gerin and Murat Sunbul and Ibrahim Sari and Okan Erdoğan},
  booktitle={Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) are inflammatory markers used as prognostic factors in various diseases. The aims of this study were to compare the PLR and the NLR of heart failure (HF) patients with those of age-sex matched controls, to evaluate the predictive value of those markers in detecting HF… CONTINUE READING