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Omega-3 fatty acids in high-risk cardiovascular patients: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Kristian B Filion12, Fouad El Khoury3, Michael Bielinski13, Ian Schiller1, Nandini Dendukuri123 and James M Brophy123*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2 Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

3 Technology Assessment Unit, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2010, 10:24  doi:10.1186/1471-2261-10-24

Published: 3 June 2010

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QUORUM Checklist. Checklist detailing where the required elements of a thorough meta-analysis, as specified by the Quality of Reporting of Meta-Analyses (QUOROM) guidelines, can be located within the manuscript.

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Quality Assessment of Included Trials. Quality assessment of randomized controlled trials examining the effect of omega-3 fatty acids on all-cause mortality and restenosis using the Jadad scale.

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Study and Patient Characteristics. Study and patient characteristics of trials examining the effect of omega-3 fatty acids on all-cause mortality and coronary restenosis.

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Secondary Cardiovascular Outcomes. Randomized controlled trials reporting secondary cardiovascular outcomes, including arrhythmias, cardiac death, congestive heart failure, implantable cardioverter defibrillator shocks, non-fatal myocardial infarction, stroke, and sudden death.

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