Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and reduction of traumatic axonal injury in a rodent head injury model.

@article{Mills2011Omega3FA,
  title={Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and reduction of traumatic axonal injury in a rodent head injury model.},
  author={James D. Mills and Julian Edwin Bailes and Cara L Sedney and Heather L Hutchins and Barry D. Sears},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={114 1},
  pages={
          77-84
        }
}
OBJECT Traumatic brain injury remains the most common cause of death in persons under 45 years of age in the Western world. Recent evidence from animal studies suggests that supplementation with omega-3 fatty acid (O3FA) (particularly eicosapentaenoic acid [EPA] and docosahexaenoic acid [DHA]) improves functional outcomes following focal neural injury. The purpose of this study is to determine the benefits of O3FA supplementation following diffuse axonal injury in rats. METHODS Forty adult… CONTINUE READING

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