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omega-3 Fatty acids infusions as adjuvant therapy in rheumatoid arthritis.

Authors
  • Bahadori, Babak
  • Uitz, Elisabeth
  • Thonhofer, Rene
  • Trummer, Markus
  • Pestemer-Lach, Iris
  • McCarty, Mark
  • Krejs, Guenter J
Type
Published Article
Journal
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2010
Volume
34
Issue
2
Pages
151–155
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0148607109342130
PMID: 20375422
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Our pilot study indicates that parenteral omega-3 FAs are well tolerated and improve clinical symptoms of RA. Subsequent oral administration of omega-3 FAs may prolong the beneficial effects of the infusion therapy. These results warrant validation in larger multicenter studies.

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