Effect of fish oil on ventricular tachyarrhythmia in three studies in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators.

@article{Brouwer2009EffectOF,
  title={Effect of fish oil on ventricular tachyarrhythmia in three studies in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators.},
  author={Ingeborg A. Brouwer and Merritt H. Raitt and Carla Dullemeijer and Dale Kraemer and Peter L. Zock and Cynthia Morris and Martijn Bernard Katan and William E. Connor and John A. Camm and Evert G. Schouten and John McAnulty},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={820-6}
}
AIMS To determine the effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (omega-3 PUFAs) from fish on the incidence of recurrent ventricular arrhythmia in implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) patients by combining results from published trials. METHODS AND RESULTS We searched in the Medline, EMBASE, and Cochrane databases and performed a meta-analysis on all three available trials on fish oil and ventricular arrhythmia. Furthermore, we pooled individual data of two of these randomized… CONTINUE READING
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