n-3 PUFAs-From dietary supplements to medicines.

  title={n-3 PUFAs-From dietary supplements to medicines.},
  author={J{\'a}n Feda{\vc}ko and Daniel Pella and Viola Mech{\'i}rov{\'a} and P{\'e}ter Horv{\'a}th and Rafael Rybar and P Varjassyov{\'a} and Viola Vargova},
  journal={Pathophysiology : the official journal of the International Society for Pathophysiology},
  volume={14 2},
Although there has been a great progress in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases, the mortality of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) still remains high. One of the most important underlying causes explaining this phenomenon is the sudden cardiac death. Nearly half of all cardiovascular deaths in the USA each year is attributed to this unpredictable and unexpected complication of AMI. Hence, there is an urgent medical need for a targeted therapy to reduce the incidence of… CONTINUE READING