Fish oil in lupus nephritis: clinical findings and methodological implications.

@article{Clark1993FishOI,
  title={Fish oil in lupus nephritis: clinical findings and methodological implications.},
  author={William F. Clark and Anwar Parbtani and C. David Naylor and Carey M. Levinton and Norman Muirhead and Evelyn Spanner and Murray W. Huff and Diana J. Philbrick and Bruce John Holub},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={1993},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={
          75-86
        }
}
Our objective was to determine the effects of fish oil on renal function, symptoms, and serum lipids in patients with lupus nephritis. A double-blind, randomized crossover trial of fish oil versus placebo (olive oil) was done on 26 patients with confirmed systemic lupus; 21 completed the study. Intervention was fish oil or placebo, 15 g/day, for one year followed by a 10 week wash-out period, and then the reverse treatment for one year. At baseline and six month intervals, we measured platelet… CONTINUE READING

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