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Do Fish Oils Prevent Restenosis Post-Coronary Angioplasty?

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00000473
First Posted: October 28, 1999
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2014
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Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  Purpose
To determine whether a dietary supplement of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) derived from fish oil would decrease the restenosis rate in patients undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA).

Condition Intervention Phase
Cardiovascular Diseases Coronary Disease Heart Diseases Myocardial Ischemia Behavioral: dietary supplements Drug: fatty acids, omega-3 Behavioral: diet, fat-restricted Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: July 1989
Study Completion Date: June 1994
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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Men and women with coronary heart disease in the native coronary arteries. Patients were symptomatic or had 50 percent or greater stenosis as defined by coronary angiography.

Patients had not undergone prior angioplasty.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00000473


Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
OverallOfficial: Alexander Leaf Massachusetts General Hospital
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Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00000473     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 62
U01HL040548-04 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: October 27, 1999
First Posted: October 28, 1999
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2014
Last Verified: April 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
Vascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases