Evaluation of the effects of omega-3 fatty acid-containing diets on the inflammatory stage of wound healing in dogs.

@article{Mooney1998EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the effects of omega-3 fatty acid-containing diets on the inflammatory stage of wound healing in dogs.},
  author={Maureen A Mooney and Dana M. Vaughn and Gregory A. Reinhart and Richard D. Powers and James C. Wright and Caitlin E. Hoffman and Steven F Swaim and Henry J. Baker},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1998},
  volume={59 7},
  pages={859-63}
}
OBJECTIVES To ascertain the effects of dietary omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids on biochemical and histopathologic components of the inflammatory stage of wound healing. ANIMALS 30 purpose-bred Beagles. PROCEDURE Dogs were allotted to 5 groups of 6. Each group was fed a unique dietary fatty acid ratio of omega-6 to n-3--diet A, 5.3:1; diet B, 10.4:1; diet C, 24.1:1; diet D, 51.6:1; and diet E, 95.8:1. Dogs were fed once daily for 12 weeks, then biopsy specimens were taken from 4-day-old wounds of… CONTINUE READING

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