Study Type



Madsen et al., 2001*


Men (n=171)

Women (n=98)

Aged 39-77 years

Aalborg, Denmark

Referred for coronary angiography because of clinical suspicion of CAD; clinically stable

No acute myocardial infarction in past 6 months, nonischemic cardiomyopathy, pacemaker, or permanent tachyarrhythmias

PUFA in granulocyte membranes; seafood

*Included in Balk E, Chung M, Lichtenstein A, Chew P, Kupelnick B, Lawrence A, DeVine D, Lau J. 2004. Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Intermediate Markers of Cardiovascular Disease. Summary, Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 93. (Prepared by the Tufts-New England Medical Center Evidence-based Practice Center, Boston, MA). AHRQ Publication No. 04-E010-1. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

**B = Evidence of a benefit; N = Evidence of no association or no clear association.

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