Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Infections in Children: Demographical, Clinical Findings and Evaluation of Thrombocyte Parameters


ÖZGÜR GÜNDEŞLİOĞLU Ö. , HAYTOĞLU Z. , ÖZSOY K. M. , Alabaz D., KOCABAŞ E.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION, cilt.12, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5578/ced.201812
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC INFECTION

Özet

Objective: We investigated demographic, clinical and laboratory characteristics of children with ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt infection in this study. The aim of this study was to make a comparison between the values obtained before and after treatment, and those obtained before treatment and of the control groups in terms of platelet count, mean platelet volume (MPV) and platelet distribution width (PDW) values in the diagnosis of VP shunt infection.