The association between mean platelet volume and cardiovascular risk factors

Published: 6 January 2016
Author(s): Nakarin Sansanayudh, Dittapol Muntham, Sukit Yamwong, Piyamitr Sritara, Tawatchai Akrawichien, Ammarin Thakkinstian
Issue: January 2016
Section: Original Article

Mean platelet volume (MPV) correlates with platelet activation and has recently emerged as a potential marker of cardiovascular diseases. Previous publications also suggest possible association between MPV and some cardiovascular risk factors but the evidences are still conflicting and inconclusive.