Mean platelet volume in bipolar disorder: the search for an ideal biomarker


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MERT D. G. , TERZİ H.

NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISEASE AND TREATMENT, cilt.12, ss.2057-2062, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2147/ndt.s112374
  • Dergi Adı: NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISEASE AND TREATMENT
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2057-2062

Özet

Background: The pathophysiology of bipolar disorder (BD) remains a mystery. In this context, interest in the role of the immune and inflammatory systems in BD has been increasing. We aimed to compare the routine hemogram values of BD patients with those of the participants in the healthy control group, to assess the inflammation levels of the two groups. Mean platelet volume (MPV) can be obtained as routine hemogram parameters and may aid in the detection of systemic inflammation.