original article Wien Klin Wochenschr (2017) 129:893–899 DOI 10.1007/s00508-017-1227-6 Value of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio in predicting left ventricular recovery in patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy Ufuk Gürkan · Haldun Akgöz · Suk ¸ ru Aksoy · Özlem Can Gürkan · Altug Osken · Sennur Unal Dayi · Dilaver Oz · Recep Haci Received: 16 February 2017 / Accepted: 16 June 2017 / Published online: 12 July 2017 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Austria 2017 Summary monary arterial pressure were signiﬁcantly increased Objective The aim of this study was to assess the value in the nonrecovery group. The NLR, C-reactive pro- of the neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in pre- tein and troponin levels were signiﬁcantly higher in dicting left ventricular (LV) recovery in patients with the nonrecovery group. In multivariate logistic regres- peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM). sion analysis only NLR and LVESD were identiﬁed as Methods Patients with PPCM (n = 40), who were ad- independent predictors of persistent LV systolic dys- mitted to our tertiary reference hospital between 2007 function in patients with PPCM (p = 0.020 and p = and 2015 were retrospectively analyzed. All patients 0.009 respectively). were followed-up for at least 12 months after the di- Conclusion Elevated NLR and increased
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Published: Jul 12, 2017
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