Primary chylomicronemia in patients with severe familial hypertriglyceridemia responds to long-term treatment with (n-3) fatty acids.

@article{Pschierer1995PrimaryCI,
  title={Primary chylomicronemia in patients with severe familial hypertriglyceridemia responds to long-term treatment with (n-3) fatty acids.},
  author={V. Pschierer and WernerO. Richter and Peter Schwandt},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={1995},
  volume={125 6},
  pages={
          1490-4
        }
}
Because it disturbs microcirculation, chylomicronemia can cause severe clinical complications such as acute pancreatitis. Dietary measures are very important in the prevention and treatment of this condition. Dietary supplementation with (n-3) fatty acids has been shown to be of benefit in short-term treatment of chylomicronemia. To evaluate the long-term efficacy of (n-3) fatty acids we added 2.16 or 4.32 g/d (for 3 mo) and 3.24 g/d (for a further 8 mo after 1 mo of no treatment) (n-3) fatty… CONTINUE READING
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