Red blood cell distribution width: can it be a predictive marker for long-term valvular involvement in children with acute rheumatic carditis?


Kucuk M., Ozdemir R., Karadeniz C., Celegen K., Demirol M., Yilmazer M. M., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LABORATORY HEMATOLOGY, vol.38, no.5, pp.569-575, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ijlh.12544
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LABORATORY HEMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.569-575
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

IntroductionIn this study, we aimed to evaluate Red blood cell distribution width (RDW) in patients with acute rheumatic carditis during the acute phase and after anti-inflammatory therapy.