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Added Predictive Ability of Mean Platelet Volume and Red Disease Activity of Ulcerative Colitis

Nasim Abedi Manesh, Alireza Ostadrahimi, Saeed Abedymanesh, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Mohammad Hossein Somi, Ali Akbar Movassaghpour, Beitullah Alipour

Citation Information : Abedi Manesh N, Ostadrahimi A, Abedymanesh S, Asghari Jafarabadi M, Hossein Somi M, Akbar Movassaghpour A, Alipour B. Added Predictive Ability of Mean Platelet Volume and Red Disease Activity of Ulcerative Colitis. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2013; 3 (2):103-107.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1075

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-07-2013


Abstract

Background: Recently some noninvasive tests have been studied for determining the activity of disease in ulcerative colitis. Aim: The aim of this study is to determine the added predictive ability of mean platelet volume (MPV) and red cell distribution activity of ulcerative colitis patients. Materials and methods: Sixty-eight patients with ulcerative colitis were enrolled in this cross-sectional study. For all subjects white blood cell (WBC) count, platelet (PLT) count, RDW and MPV tests were performed. Serum high sensitivity C-reactive !\" #$ !\" % & % determined by endoscopic and clinical activity index (Powell- \' & Results: \' % * + / 0 % 1 2&2! & The levels of hs-CRP well correlated with disease activity 3 2&2! 4 % 5 #$ !\" % & 6 4 MPV, PLT counts added the predictive ability of disease activity + \"2&78& 9 4 independent predictor of disease activity. Conclusion: Our results suggest that easily available and : % 4 / 0 $\' % % + 5 % of patients with ulcerative colitis.


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