The Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte ratio as a marker of recovery status in patients with severe dental infection


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DOĞRUEL F., Gonen Z. B., Gunay-Canpolat D., ZARARSIZ G., Alkan A.

MEDICINA ORAL PATOLOGIA ORAL Y CIRUGIA BUCAL, vol.22, no.4, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4317/medoral.21915
  • Journal Name: MEDICINA ORAL PATOLOGIA ORAL Y CIRUGIA BUCAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio, mean platelet volume, odontogenic infection, SEVERE ODONTOGENIC INFECTIONS, NEUTROPHIL/LYMPHOCYTE RATIO, INFLAMMATION, DISEASE, MORTALITY
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The aim of the study was to assess the value of pretreatment neutrophil/lymphocyte (N/L) ratio and mean platelet volume (MPV) and the correlation between these markers with progression in patients with severe odontogenic infection.