Oral eicosapentaenoic acid supplementation as possible therapy for endometriosis.

@article{Netsu2008OralEA,
  title={Oral eicosapentaenoic acid supplementation as possible therapy for endometriosis.},
  author={Sachiho Netsu and Ryo Konno and Kohei Odagiri and Masaaki Soma and Hiroyuki Fujiwara and Michiyasu Suzuki},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2008},
  volume={90 4 Suppl},
  pages={
          1496-502
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the anti-inflammatory effect of n-3 eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) compared with n-6 linoleic acid (LA) in an endometriosis rat model. We focused on the relationship between lipid metabolism and inflammatory reactions in endometriosis based on the hypothesis that a lipid intake imbalance is one of the factors responsible for the recent increase of endometriosis. DESIGN Prospective, randomized experimental study. SETTING Animal surgery laboratory in a university… CONTINUE READING
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