Journal article

ASSOCIATION BETWEEN PLATELET INDICES AND RETINAL VEIN OCCLUSION: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Zhengyang Liu, Luke A Perry, Thomas L Edwards

Retina | Published : 2021

Abstract

PURPOSE: Platelet count, mean platelet volume, platelet distribution width, and plateletcrit are standard indices of platelet activation that have been studied in retinal vein occlusion (RVO) and its subtypes: branch retinal vein occlusion and central retinal vein occlusion. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to assess the association between these platelet parameters and RVO. METHODS: We searched for studies investigating the association between these platelet indices and RVO in multiple online databases from inception to August 2020. Mean differences and the associated confidence intervals were obtained and calculated for each included study and pooled using random-effects inve..

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