Plasma polyunsaturated fatty acids and the decline of renal function.

  title={Plasma polyunsaturated fatty acids and the decline of renal function.},
  author={Fulvio Lauretani and Richard D. Semba and Stefania Bandinelli and Edgar R Iii Miller and Carmelinda Ruggiero and Antonio Cherubini and Jack Guralnik and Luigi Ferrucci},
  journal={Clinical chemistry},
  volume={54 3},
BACKGROUND Recent studies suggest an association between polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and the development of chronic kidney disease. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between PUFAs and renal function in older adults. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional and prospective analysis of 931 adults, > or = 65 years old, enrolled in the InCHIANTI study, a population-based cohort in Tuscany, Italy. Plasma PUFAs were measured at enrollment, and creatinine clearance was… CONTINUE READING
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