Antioxidant effects of tocotrienols in patients with hyperlipidemia and carotid stenosis

  title={Antioxidant effects of tocotrienols in patients with hyperlipidemia and carotid stenosis},
  author={A. C. Tomeo and Michelle Geller and Timothy R Watkins and Abdul Gapor and Marvin L. Bierenbaum},
Antioxidants may have a role in the prevention of atherosclerosis. In the present trial, we investigated the antioxidant properties of Palm Vitee, a γ-tocotrienol-, and α-tocopherol enriched fraction of palm oil, in patients with carotid atherosclerosis. Serum lipids, fatty acid peroxides, platelet aggregation, and carotid artery stenosis were measured over an 18-month period in fifty patients with cerebrovascular disease. Change in stenosis was measured with duplex ultrasonography. Ultrasound… CONTINUE READING


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