Mustafa Tahtaci, Oyku T. Yurekli, Aylin D. Bolat, Serdar Balci, Fatma E. Akin, Naciye S. Buyukasik, Osman Ersoy
Abstract:AimTo evaluate the main platelet volume (MPV) as a severity marker in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC).Materials and methodsThirty-nine patients with biopsy-proven and as yet untreated PBC followed between January 2008 and January 2015 were included in this study. Liver biopsies were categorized as early stage (stage 1 and 2 according to Scheuer’s histological stage) and late stage (Scheuer’s stage 3 and 4). As part of the routine evaluation, all PBC patients had their full blood count and biochem…
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