Omega-3 fatty acids ameliorate proteinuria but not renal function in IgA nephropathy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Chou2012Omega3FA,
  title={Omega-3 fatty acids ameliorate proteinuria but not renal function in IgA nephropathy: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Hsin-Hsu Chou and Y B Chiou and Peir-Haur Hung and Pei-Chung Chiang and S T Wang},
  journal={Nephron. Clinical practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={121 1-2},
  pages={
          c30-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIM The effects of ω-3 fatty acids (O3FAs) on renal function and proteinuria in immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) are not fully understood. Thus, we conducted an up-to-date meta-analysis of the currently available randomized controlled trials (RCTs) to validate the effects of O3FA in IgAN. METHODS A literature search was performed in PubMed, Medline, Embase and the Cochrane Central Registry of Controlled Trials using an extended search strategy to identify RCTs that assessed the… CONTINUE READING

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