Home|Journals|Articles by Year Follow on Twitter| Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles
 

Open Access

Original Research

RMJ. 2017; 42(3): 302-305


Evaluation of platelet parameters (PDW and MPV) for differentiation between clonal thrombocytosis and reactive thrombocytosis

Tanzeel Imran, Lubna Zafar, Humera Naz Altaf, Saif Orakzai, Tariq Butt, Farid Bakhtiar.

Abstract
Objective: To establish the diagnostic effectiveness of platelets parameters i.e. platelets distribution width (PDW) and mean platelet volume (MPV) in differential diagnosis of thrombocytosis (clonal thrombocytosis /reactive thrombocytosis).
Methodology: This cross-sectional study was carried out at Hematology department at Fauji Foundation Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan from Feb 2012 to March 2013. A total of 148 patients were studied. Out of these, equal number had myeloproliferative disorders (MPD) and reactive thrombocytosis (RT). The complete blood picture was done on auto-analyzer Sysmex XT (2000i) and platelet count, PDW and MPV were determined.
Results: Out of 148 patients with thrombocytosis, the range of PDW was 10-20 % for clonal thrombocytosis (CT) with a mean value of 14.32.2% and for RT the range of PDW was 7-13% and the mean value was 91.3%. The mean MPV for CT was 11.71.6fl and for RT was 8.500.6fl with a range of 8.7-18.5fl for CT and 7.2-10.4fl for RT. The t test was applied on the mean of MPV and PDW of clonal and reactive thrombocytosis (p

Key words: Clonal thrombocytosis, Reactive thrombocytosis, platelets distribution width PDW, Mean platelet volume MPV.


Full-text options

Full-text Article


Share this Article


Readers of this article also read the following articles
»The Incidence of Depression and Anxiety Among the Elderly in the Area of Livno, Bosnia and Herzegovina
»A Study on Body Weights and Bio-Metrical Measurements of Indigenous Goats under Field Conditions
»Jarcho-Levin syndrome (spondylocostal dysostosis) and hydrocephalia: case report
»Transpedicular convex anterior hemiepiphysiodesis and posterior arthrodesis for progressive infantile idiopathic scoliosis
»Study of Prevalence and Dietary Factors Affecting Obesity among Slum Dwellers Aged 30 Years and Above in Bangalore
»Effect of 2-week yoga and meditation on emotional quotient
»Bacteriological Load (Bacillus cereus) of the Street Vended Mutton Tikka in Srinagar City of Kashmir, India
»Safety Planning: A Vital Preliminary Step for Professionals Working With Intimate Partner Violence Victims
»Screen time, sleep and overweight among low-income 8-12 year old youth
»Comparison of Topical Glyceryl Trinitrate and Nifedipine in Management of Chronic Anal Fissure
»PREVALENCE OF SYMPTOMS (RESPIRATORY AND NON-RESPIRATORY) AMONG POULTRY FARM WORKERS IN INDIA



Advertisement
American Journal of Diagnostic Imaging

SUBMIT YOUR ARTICLE NOW




ScopeMed.com
BiblioMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright ScopeMed Information Services.