Association between baseline serum vascular endothelial growth factor levels and response to electroconvulsive therapy.

@article{Minelli2014AssociationBB,
  title={Association between baseline serum vascular endothelial growth factor levels and response to electroconvulsive therapy.},
  author={Alessandra Minelli and Elisabetta Maffioletti and Marco Bortolomasi and Andreas Conca and R. A. D. Zanardini and Luciana Rillosi and Maria Abate and Mario Giacopuzzi and G. Maina and Massimo Gennarelli and Luisella Bocchio-Chiavetto},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2014},
  volume={129 6},
  pages={461-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Several studies have shown that vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is implicated in different neuronal processes involved in major depressive disorder (MDD) and in the mechanisms of action of antidepressants. The aim of this study was to investigate whether VEGF serum levels before treatment might be associated with the antidepressant… CONTINUE READING