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Omega-3 fatty acids and mortality in patients referred for coronary angiography. The Ludwigshafen Risk and Cardiovascular Health Study.

Authors
  • Kleber, Marcus E1
  • Delgado, Graciela E2
  • Lorkowski, Stefan3
  • März, Winfried4
  • von Schacky, Clemens5
  • 1 Vth Department of Medicine (Nephrology, Hypertensiology, Endocrinology, Diabetology, Rheumatology), Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany; Competence Cluster of Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health (nutriCARD), Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany. Electronic address: [email protected] , (Germany)
  • 2 Vth Department of Medicine (Nephrology, Hypertensiology, Endocrinology, Diabetology, Rheumatology), Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 3 Competence Cluster of Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health (nutriCARD), Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany; Institute of Nutrition, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 4 Vth Department of Medicine (Nephrology, Hypertensiology, Endocrinology, Diabetology, Rheumatology), Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany; Competence Cluster of Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health (nutriCARD), Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany; Clinical Institute of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria; Synlab Academy, Synlab Holding Deutschland GmbH, Mannheim, Germany. , (Austria)
  • 5 Omegametrix GmbH, Martinsried, Germany; Department of Preventive Cardiology, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany. , (Germany)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Atherosclerosis
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2016
Volume
252
Pages
175–181
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2016.06.049
PMID: 27397734
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

EPA and DHA were associated with reduced mortality in LURIC, independent of other risk factors, with the association of EPA with mortality being non-linear.

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