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Role of mean platelet volume in the diagnosis of acute coronary events
  1. Meltem Refiker Ege1,
  2. Savas Acikgoz1,
  3. Oguzhan Yucel2
  1. 1Kavaklidere Umut Hospital, Department of Cardiology Clinic, Kavaklidere, Ankara, Turkey
  2. 2Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Department of Cardiology, Sivas, Turkey
  1. Correspondence to Dr Meltem Refiker Ege, Department of Cardiology Clinic, Kavaklidere Umut Hospital, Buklum sokak, no: 72, Kavaklidere, Ankara 06000, Turkey; drmeltemege{at}

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We have read with great interest the recently published paper by Chu et al1 about the diagnostic performance of mean platelet volume (MPV) for patients with acute coronary syndrome. In this report, similar to the findings of Yilmaz et al,2 the authors have shown that MPV was an early and independent predictor of acute coronary syndrome in patients with …

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