Logo

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease

Small book cover: Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cardiovascular Disease

Publisher: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Number of pages: 1252

Description:
There have been hundreds of observational studies and clinical trials conducted to evaluate the effect of omega-3 fatty acids (n-3 FA) on CV disease (CVD) and its risk factors and intermediate markers. The n-3 FA are a group of long-chain and very-long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) that are substrates for the synthesis of eicosanoids and are important components of cell membranes that impact fluidity.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(11MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: TSRA Review of Cardiothoracic SurgeryTSRA Review of Cardiothoracic Surgery
by - Feedbooks
This review book is a summary of information that a cardiothoracic surgeon needs to be familiar with. It includes topics on General Thoracic Surgery, Adult Cardiac Surgery, Congenital Cardiac Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Trauma and Critical Care.
(7729 views)
Book cover: Inflammation and the MicrocirculationInflammation and the Microcirculation
by - Morgan & Claypool Publishers
The microcirculation is highly responsive to the inflammatory response. All segments of the microvasculature exhibit phenotypic changes during inflammation that are directed toward enhancing the delivery of inflammatory cells to the injured tissue.
(6573 views)
Book cover: Chronic Heart Failure in Adults: Diagnosis and ManagementChronic Heart Failure in Adults: Diagnosis and Management
- National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in people aged eighteen and over. The volume aims to improve diagnosis and treatment to increase the length and quality of life for people with heart failure.
(608 views)
Book cover: Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation ManualBasic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Manual
by - InTech
This publication systematizes the knowledge necessary to make Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation or Cardiorespiratory Resuscitation known to nursing health specialists, which translates as a set of temporary and internationally standardized maneuvers...
(5916 views)