C-reactive protein and cardiovascular risk in bipolar disorder patients: A systematic review

@article{Marshe2017CreactivePA,
  title={C-reactive protein and cardiovascular risk in bipolar disorder patients: A systematic review},
  author={Victoria S. Marshe and Shamira Pira and Outi Mantere and Bert Bosche and Soham Rej},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2017},
  volume={79},
  pages={442-451}
}
OBJECTIVES New research is revealing a strong association between inflammatory markers with bipolar disorder (BD), potentially due to the high prevalence of cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular risk factors in BD. We aimed to synthesize the literature examining the association between the clinically most relevant inflammatory marker, C-reactive protein (CRP) and cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular risk factors in patients with BD. METHODS MEDLINE, Embase and PsychInfo were… CONTINUE READING
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