n-3 fatty acids and the risk of sudden cardiac death. Emphasis on heart rate variability.

@article{Christensen2003n3FA,
  title={n-3 fatty acids and the risk of sudden cardiac death. Emphasis on heart rate variability.},
  author={Jeppe H. Christensen},
  journal={Danish medical bulletin},
  year={2003},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={347-67}
}
Marine n-3 PUFA have potential antiatherogenic, antithrombotic, and antiinflammatory properties. However, recent research have addressed the antiarrhythmic effect of these fatty acids as a major explanation for their beneficial role in IHD and such an effect may explain the reduction in the incidence of SCD observed among fish eaters. SCD remains a serious problem in the Western Countries and although prevention of SCD is one of the main targets in modern cardiology the incidence of SCD has not… CONTINUE READING
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