Is the mean platelet volume a predictive marker for the diagnosis of acute pyelonephritis in children?


Tekin M. , Konca C., GULYUZ A., Uckardes F., Turgut M.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL NEPHROLOGY, cilt.19, ss.688-693, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s10157-014-1049-z
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL NEPHROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.688-693

Özet

Acute pyelonephritis (APN) can lead to renal scar formation, high blood pressure, and end-stage renal failure. Prompt and early diagnosis of APN is important for preventing future complications. Our goal was to study the mean platelet volume (MPV) as a predictor of APN in children.