Review: n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids reduce fatal MI, sudden death, and overall mortality in coronary heart disease

Simon, Joel A.
September 2002
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p49
Academic Journal
Compares dietary or supplemental intake of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids versus a control diet or placebo in reducing fatal and nonfatal myocardial infarction (MI) and overall mortality in patients with coronary heart disease. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials; Information on data sources and study selection; Analysis of main outcomes concerning nonfatal MI, fatal MI, sudden death and overall mortality.


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