Effects of highly concentrated omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and acetylsalicylic acid, alone and combined, on bleeding time and serum lipid profile.

@article{Eritsland1989EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of highly concentrated omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and acetylsalicylic acid, alone and combined, on bleeding time and serum lipid profile.},
  author={Jan Eritsland and Harald Arnesen and P{\aa}l J Smith and Ingebj\org Seljeflot and Kristin Hegstad Dahl},
  journal={Journal of the Oslo city hospitals},
  year={1989},
  volume={39 8-9},
  pages={97-101}
}
Twenty-two patients with stable coronary heart disease were randomly assigned to either of two groups. Group I (n = 11) was given acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) 300 mg daily for 1 week, whereafter a daily supplement of 3,4 g eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) as a highly concentrated ethylester, formulation ("K-85", Norsk Hydro) was added for another 4 weeks. Group II (n = 11) was given 3,4 g daily of EPA and DHA for 4 weeks, after which ASA 300 mg daily was added for… CONTINUE READING