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Primary Chylomicronemia in Patients With Severe Familial Hypertriglyceridemia Responds to Long-Term Treatment With (n-3) Fatty Acids.
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-...
Tags: Omega-3-acid Ethyl Esters, Triglycerides, Plasma viscosity (PV), Chylomicrons, Apolipoprotein B (ApoB), Lipids, Fibrinogen
Primary familial forms of chylomicronemia can lead to acute life-threatening complications, especially acute pancreatitis. The main aim of therapy is toavoid this so-called chylomicronemia syndrome. In 12 patients with primary chylomicronemia due to familial hypertriglyceridemia, the addition of...
Tags: Omega-3-acid Ethyl Esters, Chylomicrons, Triglycerides, Apolipoprotein B (ApoB), Total cholesterol, Very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (VLDL-C), Plasma viscosity (PV), Whole blood viscosity (WBV), Erythrocyte aggregation (RBC aggregation)