Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics (2018) 297:1071–1072 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00404-018-4706-8 CORRESPONDENCE Preoperative elevated platelet count and thrombocytosis in gynecologic malignancies 1,2 3 2,3 2,3 Ahmed Abu‑Zaid · Osama Alomar · Ismail A. Al‑Badawi · Hany Salem Received: 9 November 2017 / Accepted: 31 January 2018 / Published online: 5 February 2018 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 With great interest, we read the narrative review article titled and FIGO stage. Furthermore, there was no statistically “Preoperative elevated platelet count and thrombocytosis in significant correlation of 5-year survival between patients gynecologic malignancies” by Joseph Menczer . Pertain- with preoperative thrombocytosis and patients with normal ing to vulvar cancer, the author reviewed two relevant stud- preoperative platelet counts (75 vs. 66.7%, respectively). ies [2, 3]. However, there is one more published study that Collectively, based on all the available published litera- was missed and not reviewed by the author . For the sake ture on preoperative thrombocytosis and vulvar cancer [2–4], of completion and correction, we briefly summarize its find - it can be concluded that preoperative thrombocytosis does ings below and highlight relevant perspectives. not appear to be an independent prognostic factor in patients In 2013, Uysal and colleagues  retrospectively reported with vulvar cancer. However,
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