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ea0037ep965 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Hypothyroidism and platelet parameters evaluation: a preliminary study

Scavuzzo Francesco , Genna Maria Ludovica , Nastri Gianluca , Serino Domenico , Volpe Raffaele

According to the findings of recent epidemiological research, thyroid complaints are among the most frequent endocrine illnesses in Italy. Being positively correlated to MPV, the mean platelet volume, in subjects with hypothyroidism, it has been hypothesised in literature that TSH can have a probable prothrombotic effect. The mean platelet volume (MPV), PCT (plateletcrit), PDV (platelet distribution width) and P-LCR (platelet large scale ratio) indicate the dimensions of plate...