Platelet Indices and Blood Groups in Early Recurrent Miscarriage: A Study in Pregnant Women

Nermin Akdemir, Arif Serhan Cevrioglu, Selcuk Ozden, Betul Kuru, Filiz Bilir, Cemil Bilir


Background: Recurrent miscarriage estimated prevalence with 1% to 3% of pregnancies and the probable causes of recurrent miscarriage are multiple, ranging from genetic, environmental, infectious, metabolic, and endocrine to anatomic causes. However, there is no study in the literature to date about the platelet indices in recurrent miscarriage.

Methods: This observational, retrospective study was investigated a total of 51 recurrent miscarriage patient and 64 healthy controls.

Results: MPV values were none significantly higher in controls than ERM (8.2 vs 8.1, P 0.75). Also there were no significantly differences between the groups related to WBC, PDW, platecrit, platelet and glucose levels. There was no significant correlation between the number of miscarriage and MPV, PDW and platectrit (P 0.25, 0.3 and 0.7, respectively).

Conclusions: In conclusion, this is the first study which compares the platelet indices in the recurrent pregnancy loss. Platelet indices such as MPV, PDW and platecrit didnt risk factor for recurrent miscarriage in pregnant women. There is no significant difference for ABO blood group in recurrent miscarriage and control.



Miscarriage; MPV; PDW; Blood group

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