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Investigation of RDW and MPV levels in patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding admitted to the emergency department

Aslihan Mete Yildirim, Sukru Gurbuz


Comparison of red cell distribution width (RDW) and mean platelet volume (MPV) levels of patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding and non-bleeding patients registered in the emergency department. After the approval of the ethics committee, adult patients aged 16 years and over who were detected upper gastrointestinal bleeding at Emergency Service between 01.01.2010 and 31.12.2015 were retrospectively investigated. 102 patients with upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (UGIH) and 110 healthy individuals were included in the study. There wasn’t any statistically significant negative or positive correlation of mpv with any complete blood count parameter. There was a statistically significant difference between the patient and control groups in terms of RDW and MPV values (p

Key words: Upper Gastrointestinal bleeding, RDW, MPV

Med-Science. 2021; 10(3): 929-33

Medicine Science Vol:10 Issue:3 Year:2021 PP:670–1086
Posted in Vol: 10 Issue: 3 Year: 2021 September pp: 670–1086

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