Prognostic Value of Mean Platelet Volume in Glioblastoma Multiforme


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TAHTACI G., GÜNEL N., ÜNER A., TAHTACI M.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.29, ss.336-339, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12996/gmj.2018.90
  • Dergi Adı: GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.336-339

Özet

Objectives: Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common primary malignant brain tumor. Despite optimal treatment (maximal surgical resection, adjuvant radiotherapy and chemotherapy), the prognosis is very poor. Beside known prognostic factors, there is no method at the time of diagnosis to predict recurrence. We aimed to identify mean platelet volume (MPV) as an indicator of prognosis in GBM.