RBcdw

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RBcdwRed Blood Cell Distribution Width
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Keywords: Biomarkers, colon cancer, neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio, red blood cell distribution width
Red blood cell distribution width independently predicts medium-term mortality and major adverse cardiac events after an acute coronary syndrome.
Red blood cell distribution width and mortality risk in a community-based prospective cohort.
First, clinical trials have proven that mean platelet volume, neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio, platelet/lymphocyte ratio and red blood cell distribution width have the value to be used as biomarkers of inflammation in various diseases.
The relationship between the levels of serum uric acid, C-reactive protein (CRP), mean platelet volume (MPV), and red blood cell distribution width (RDW) and cardiovascular diseases has been revealed in various studies (6-14).
Broadening of the red blood cell distribution width is associated with increased severity of illness in patients with sepsis.
Factors analysed were age, gender, red blood cell distribution width level, admission haemoglobin and haematocrit levels, endoscopy findings classified according to the Forrest system, comorbid diseases, use of medications, unhealthy habits like alcohol usage and smoking, and mortality rate.
Pfeffer, "Relation between red blood cell distribution width and cardiovascular event rate in people with coronary disease," Circulation, vol.
Higher red blood cell distribution width is associated with the metabolic syndrome: results of the Ibermutuamur CArdiovascular RIsk assessment study.
An analysis of data from 480 participants in NHANES III who had a stroke and who were aged older than 24 years showed a statistically significant difference in mean red blood cell distribution width (RDW) between the participants who survived stroke and those who did not.
The findings of the current analysis suggest red blood cell distribution width may be a useful prognostic tool in stroke patients, they concluded.