Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio may predict in-hospital mortality in patients with acute type A aortic dissection

Karakoyun S., Gursoy M. O., Akgun T., Ocal L., Kalcik M., Yesin M., ...More

HERZ, vol.40, no.4, pp.716-721, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00059-014-4121-2
  • Journal Name: HERZ
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.716-721
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction. Inflammation has been reported to be associated with aortic dissection (AD), from the development to the prognosis of AD. In this study we aimed to find the role of the neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in the prediction of clinical events in patients with acute AD type A.