Prevention of atrial fibrillation with omega-3 fatty acids

Source: Heart, 2011, 97 (13) p. 1034-1040

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Date of publication: July 2011

Publication type: Systematic review

In a nutshell: A systematic review and meta-analysis of 10 randomised controlled trials to examine the role of n-3 PUFA supplements in the prevention of atrial fibrillation. No significant effects were observed. The reviewers recommended a larger trial with higher doses and longer follow-up.

Length of publication: 7 pages

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