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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ijlh.12544
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LABORATORY HEMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.569-575

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.