Progress in Red Blood Cell Distribution width And Cardiovascular Diseases]

Mohamed Mohamed Abdirahman Abdinur, Xie Yong
2016 IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences  
The red blood cell (RBC) distribution width (RDW) is a term used to describe the heterogeneity of the peripheral blood erythrocyte (i.e., Anysocytosis) volume hematology indexes of anemia in the etiology diagnosis, especially the thalassemia anemia and has important value in the differential diagnosis of iron deficiency anemia. Recently accumulated studies have found that RDW plays an important role in the diagnosis, risk stratification and prognosis of cardiovascular diseases. This review
more » ... le explains the relationships between red blood cell distribution width and heart failure, acute myocardial infarction and acute coronary syndrome.
doi:10.9790/0853-150905128131 fatcat:ewsj42gmnzfqvbqbxfnd3acaoq