Effects of Omega-3 fatty acid on major cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Wen2014EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of Omega-3 fatty acid on major cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Yanting Wen and Jinghong Dai and Qian qian Gao},
  journal={Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={470-5}
}
AIM There is considerable discrepancy regarding the protective effects of Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (Omega-3 PUFAs) in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) from the early-phase clinical randomized controlled trials (RCTs). We conducted a meta-analysis of RCTs to address this issue. DATA SYNTHESIS Pubmed, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, and EMBASE databases (∼ May 2013) were systematically searched. Odds ratios (OR) and associated 95% CI were retrieved by… CONTINUE READING
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