Do Fish Oils Prevent Restenosis Post-Coronary Angioplasty?
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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).
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 75 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
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.