Platelet volume indices in patients with coronary artery disease and acute myocardial infarction: an Indian scenario.

@article{Khandekar2006PlateletVI,
  title={Platelet volume indices in patients with coronary artery disease and acute myocardial infarction: an Indian scenario.},
  author={Medha M Khandekar and Anubhav Khurana and S. D. Deshmukh and Arjun Lal Kakrani and A D Katdare and Anand K. Inamdar},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={146-9}
}
AIMS To study platelet volume indices (PVI) in the spectrum of ischaemic heart diseases. METHODS A total of 210 cases were studied; 94 patients had unstable angina (UA) or acute myocardial infarction (AMI) diagnosed on the basis of history, characteristic electrocardiographic changes, and increased cardiac enzyme activities. Seventy patients had stable coronary artery disease (stable CAD) or were admitted for a coronary angiography or coronary artery bypass graft procedure. The third group… CONTINUE READING