Assessment of the Relationship Between Red Cell Distribution Width and Multiple Sclerosis

@inproceedings{Peng2015AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the Relationship Between Red Cell Distribution Width and Multiple Sclerosis},
  author={You-Fan Peng and Wen-Yan Cao and Qiong Zhang and Dan Chen and Zhao-xia Zhang and Masoomi. Michael},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2015}
}
Accumulating data have shown that immune and inflammatory factors are involved in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis (MS), and loss of polyunsaturated fatty acids from plasma and blood cell membranes has also been reported in patients with MS, contributing to the variation of erythrocyte deformability. Therefore, the aim of this investigation was to assess the association between red blood cell distribution width (RDW) and MS. A total of 109 patients with MS and 130 healthy individuals were… CONTINUE READING