Omega-3 fatty acids in the maintenance of ulcerative colitis

Papadia, Cinzia, Coruzzi, Alessandro, Montana, Chiara, Di Mario, Francesco, Franzè, Angelo and Forbes, Alastair ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7416-9843 (2010) Omega-3 fatty acids in the maintenance of ulcerative colitis. JRSM Open, 1 (1). ISSN 2054-2704

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Abstract

Immunomodulation of the gut associated lynphoid tissue is a key issue in the clinical management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Often toxic drugs are used to obtain clinical remission, sometimes in already immunocompromized patients. The presence of important co-morbidity might also heavily affect the clinical strategy. Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) might represent a valid therapeutical option in IBD patients and further controlled clinical studies are warranted.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2014 10:52
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2022 11:30
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49778
DOI: 10.1258/shorts.2010.010004

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