TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Simon, Joel A.
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
7519806

 

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