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Fish Oil and Vascular Disease

  • R. De Caterina
  • S. D. Kristensen
  • E. B. Schmidt
Conference proceedings

Part of the Current Topics in Cardiovascular Diseases book series (2943)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages N1-XIII
  2. Epidemiology and Nutrition

  3. n-3 Fatty Acids and the Vessel Wall

  4. n-3 Fatty Acids and Hypertension

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 119-128

About these proceedings

Introduction

Fish Oil and Vascular Disease covers the most relevant aspects of fish oil (n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids) on vascular disease. The text includes background epidemiological information, nutritional aspects, effects on various biological functions, possibly mediating the effects on atherosclerosis and its clinical sequelae, and offers an extensive coverage of the effects upon blood pressure. The book is divided into three main sections. The first deals with the epidemiological and nutritional background of the n-3 PUFA and their relation to cardiovascular disease.

Keywords

Fish Oil Omega-3 (PUFA) arrhythmia atherosclerosis blood pressure cardiovascular drugs fat heart disease hypertension n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids nutrition platelet prevention vascular disease

Editors and affiliations

  • R. De Caterina
    • 1
  • S. D. Kristensen
    • 2
  • E. B. Schmidt
    • 3
  1. 1.C.N.R. Institute of Clinical PhysiologyPisaItaly
  2. 2.University Department of CardiologySkejby HospitalAarhusDenmark
  3. 3.Department of Internal MedicineAalborg HospitalAalborgDenmark

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