Early protection against sudden death by n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids after myocardial infarction: Time-course analysis of the results of the Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio della Sopravvivenza nell'Infarto Miocardico (GISSI)-Prevenzione

Roberto Marchioli, Federica Barzi, Elena Bomba, Carmine Chieffo, Domenico Di Gregorio, Rocco Di Mascio, Maria Grazia Franzosi, Enrico Geraci, Giacomo Levantesi, Aldo Pietro Maggioni, Loredana Mantini, Rosa Maria Marfisi, G. Mastrogiuseppe, Nicola Mininni, Gian Luigi Nicolosi, Massimo Santini, Carlo Schweiger, Luigi Tavazzi, Gianni Tognoni, Corrado TucciFranco Valagussa

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Abstract

Background - Our purpose was to assess the time course of the benefit of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) on mortality documented by the GISSI-Prevenzione trial in patients surviving a recent (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1897-1903
Number of pages7
JournalCirculation
Volume105
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 23 2002

Keywords

  • Antiarrhythmia agents
  • Coronary disease
  • Death
  • Fatty acids
  • Sudden
  • Trials

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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