omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation for the treatment of heart failure: mechanisms and clinical potential.

Abstract

Heart failure (HF) is a complex clinical syndrome with multiple aetiologies. Current treatment options can slow the progression to HF, but overall the prognosis remains poor. Clinical studies suggest that high dietary intake of the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (omega-3PUFA) found in fish oils (eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids) may lower the… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/cvr/cvp169

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