The effect of low dose omega-3 on plasma lipids in hemodialysis patients.

@article{Taziki2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of low dose omega-3 on plasma lipids in hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Omolbanin Taziki and Mahbob Lessan-Pezeshki and Ozra Akha and Faezeh Vasheghani},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={571-6}
}
Hemodialysis (HD) patients have a high incidence of cardiovascular disease and increased premature mortality. N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are known to decrease plasma triglyceride (TG) levels and have a cardio-protective effect in subjects with normal renal function. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of Omega-3 on plasma lipid levels in patients on HD. We included 33 patients on HD with serum TG higher than 200 mg/dl and total cholesterol higher than 220 mg/dl, in… CONTINUE READING

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