Depressed mood and flow-mediated dilation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Cooper2011DepressedMA,
  title={Depressed mood and flow-mediated dilation: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Denise C. Cooper and Lianne M. Tomfohr and Milos S. Milic and Loki Natarajan and Wayne A. Bardwell and Michael G. Ziegler and Joel E. Dimsdale},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={360-9}
}
OBJECTIVE This systematic and quantitative review evaluates the literature on associations between depressed mood and flow-mediated dilation (FMD), a measure of endothelial function, in adults. METHODS Published English-language articles (through December 2010) were identified from literature searches, assessed for data extraction, and evaluated for quality. RESULTS The literature includes cross-sectional (n = 9) and retrospective examinations (n = 3) of how FMD correlates with clinical or… CONTINUE READING