Influence of depression and anxiety on circulating endothelial progenitor cells in patients with acute coronary syndromes.


OBJECTIVES Circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) are related to endothelial function and progression of coronary artery disease. There is evidence of decreased numbers of circulating EPCs in patients with a current episode of major depression. We investigated the relationships between the level of circulating EPCs and depression and anxiety in… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/hup.2470