Omega-3 Fatty Acids vs Corn Oil, Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Patients at High Risk

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What The Study Did: This randomized trial examines the effects on cardiovascular outcomes of a carboxylic acid formulation of EPA and DHA (omega-3 CA) with documented favorable effects on lipid and inflammatory markers in patients with atherogenic dyslipidemia and high cardiovascular risk.

Authors: Steven E. Nissen, M.D.,of the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute in Cleveland, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jama.22258)

 

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