What is it about?
To determine the effect of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on sexual functioning, penile curvature, and plaque characteristics in men with early-stage PD.
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Why is it important?
eyronie’s disease (PD) affects 3.2% to 8.9% of adult men in their fifth or sixth decades of age. The etiology and pathophysiology have not been completely understood yet, but one theory involves traumatic inflammatory changes to the septal fibers of the erect penis. Recently, increased expression of transforming growth factor-b1 in fibrotic plaques has also been proposed. It was hypothesized that the reduction or interruption of the inflammatory process in the early inflammatory phase could stop or even reverse the progression of the disease .
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This page is a summary of: RETRACTED: Efficacy and Safety of Omega-3 for Treatment of Early-Stage Peyronie's Disease: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study, The Journal of Sexual Medicine, June 2009, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2009.01235.x.
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