Short-term administration of omega-3 fatty acids in hemodialysis patients with balanced lipid metabolism.

@article{Fiedler2005ShorttermAO,
  title={Short-term administration of omega-3 fatty acids in hemodialysis patients with balanced lipid metabolism.},
  author={Roman Fiedler and Margit Mall and Clemens Wand and Bernd Osten},
  journal={Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={253-6}
}
BACKGROUND At present, it is discussed whether omega-3 fatty acids show anti-inflammatory, antithrombogenic, and antiatherosclerotic effects, also in patients with chronic renal failure. METHODS In this prospective study, 11 hemodialysis (HD) patients, ages 59 +/- 17 years, who had balanced lipid metabolism and had been on HD for 53 +/- 47 months, were treated with a moderate dose of omega-3 fatty acids (1.2 g/day combined with 11.2 g/day pectin) for 12 weeks. Serum concentrations of c… CONTINUE READING

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