Year 2016, Volume 1 , Issue 3, Pages 65 - 69 2017-01-12

The evaluation of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in patients with first episode psychosis
İlk atak psikoz hastalarında nötrofil lenfosit oranının değerlendirilmesi

Nalan Varsak [1] , Memduha Aydın [2] , İbrahim Eren [3]


Introduction: There is a growing consensus in the literature that inflammation may play a role in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia. The blood neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio is a simple, inexpensive and reliable marker of inflammation. The aim of this study is to assess the relationship between first episode psychosis (FEP) and neutrophil–lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and to investigate if there is a relation between NLR and severity of disease.

Methods: In this retrospective study we analyzed 58 FEP patients’ medical records from January 2011 to June 2014 who had been treated at our hospital. Hematologic parameters, Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) scores and demographic data of the patients were obtained from the medical records of 58 FEP patients. Hematologic parameters and NLR values of 58 patients with FEP compared to values of 37 healthy control group. Correlation between NLR and BPRS scores were calculated.

Results: Mean NLR was significantly higher in patients compared to control group (2.22 ± 1.25 vs. 1.63 ± 0.38, p = 0.041). Neutrophil count was not different between patients and healthy control (4.03 ± 0.70 vs. 4.20 ± 1.48, p = 0.525), but lymphocyte count was significantly lower in patients (2.56 ± 0.55 vs. 2.19 ± 0.77, p = 0.013).  In the FEP patients, NLR was not significantly correlate with severity of disease (BPRS score) (n = 58; r = 0.060, p = 0.655).

Conclusion: Our findings suggest that NLR levels are increased in physically healthy antipsychotic- naive first episode psychosis patients compared to physically and mentally healthy individuals.

Giriş: İnflamasyonun şizofreni patofizyolojisinde rol oynayabileceği ile ilgili literatürde giderek artan bir fikir birliği vardır. Kan nötrofil lenfosit oranı basit, ucuz ve inflamasyonun güvenilir bir göstergesidir. Bu çalışmanın amacı; ilk atak psikoz ile nötrofil lenfosit oranı arasındaki ilişkiyi incelemek ve eğer bir ilişki varsa bunun hastalık şiddeti ile ilişkisini araştırmaktır.

Yöntem: Bu retrospektif çalışmada Ocak 2011 ile Haziran 2014 tarihleri arasında hastanemizde tedavi edilmiş 58 ilk atak psikoz hastalarının hastane kayıtları analiz edildi. Hastane kayıtlarından hematolojik parametreler, Kısa Psikiyatrik Değerlendirme Ölçeği (KPDÖ) puanları ve demografik veriler elde edildi. İlk atak psikoz tanılı 58 hastanın hematolojik parametreleri ve nötrofil lenfosit oranları 37 kişilik sağlıklı kontrol grubunun değerleri ile karşılaştırıldı. KPDÖ puanları ile nötrofil lenfosit oranları arasındaki korelasyon değerlendirildi.

Bulgular: Ortalama nötrofil lenfosit oranı hastalarda kontrol grubuna göre anlamlı derecede yüksek çıktı (2,22 ± 1,25 vs. 1,63 ± 0,38, p = 0,041). Nötrofil sayısında hastalar ve sağlıklılar arasında fark yoktu (4,03 ± 0,70 vs. 4,20 ± 1,48, p = 0,525), ama lenfosit sayısı hastalarda anlamlı derecede düşüktü (2,56 ± 0,55 vs. 2,19 ± 0,77, p = 0,013). İlk atak psikozlarda nötrofil lenfosit oranı ile hastalık şiddeti (KPDÖ puanı) arasında anlamlı korelasyon yoktu (n = 58; r = 0,060, p = 0,655).

Sonuç: Çalışmamızda; fiziksel olarak sağlıklı, daha önce hiç antipsikotik kullanmamış ilk atak psikoz hastalarında nötrofil lenfosit oranı fiziksel ve ruhsal olarak sağlıklı katılımcılara göre yüksek çıkmıştır.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Published Date Dec 2016
Journal Section Original Research
Authors

Author: Nalan Varsak
Institution: Department of Psychiatry, Konya Training and Research Hospital, Konya
Country: Turkey


Author: Memduha Aydın
Institution: Department of Psychiatry, Konya Training and Research Hospital, Konya
Country: Turkey


Author: İbrahim Eren
Institution: Department of Psychiatry, Konya Training and Research Hospital, Konya
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : January 12, 2017

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APA Varsak, N , Aydın, M , Eren, İ . (2017). The evaluation of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in patients with first episode psychosis. Family Practice and Palliative Care , 1 (3) , 65-69 . DOI: 10.22391/920.287411
MLA Varsak, N , Aydın, M , Eren, İ . "The evaluation of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in patients with first episode psychosis". Family Practice and Palliative Care 1 (2017 ): 65-69 <http://www.fppc.com.tr/en/issue/27302/287411>
Chicago Varsak, N , Aydın, M , Eren, İ . "The evaluation of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in patients with first episode psychosis". Family Practice and Palliative Care 1 (2017 ): 65-69
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ISNAD Varsak, Nalan , Aydın, Memduha , Eren, İbrahim . "The evaluation of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in patients with first episode psychosis". Family Practice and Palliative Care 1 / 3 (January 2017): 65-69 . https://doi.org/10.22391/920.287411
AMA Varsak N , Aydın M , Eren İ . The evaluation of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in patients with first episode psychosis. Fam Pract Palliat Care. 2017; 1(3): 65-69.
Vancouver Varsak N , Aydın M , Eren İ . The evaluation of neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in patients with first episode psychosis. Family Practice and Palliative Care. 2017; 1(3): 69-65.