Fish Oil and Occlusive Vascular Disease

  • M. Goerig
  • A. Habenicht
  • G. Schettler
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Part of the Veröffentlichungen aus der Geomedizinischen Forschungsstelle der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften book series (HD AKAD, volume 1988 / 1988/4)


Fish oils and ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids exhibit hypolipidemic effects and both antiaggregatory and antiinflammatory properties (Table 1), they may lead to complex and only partially understood alterations of cellular interactions. The available data raise the question of the potential therapeutic and preventive value of dietary supplementation with ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in occlusive vascular diseases.


Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Docosahexaenoic Acid Eicosapentaenoic Acid Fish Consumption Occlusive Vascular Disease 
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  • M. Goerig
  • A. Habenicht
  • G. Schettler

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