omega-3 fatty acids

Fish oil      

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Trial Studied trt Control trt patientstagsROB Trial resultAll cause deathcardiovascular events

cardiac arrest

fish oil
Raitt , 2006    NCTfish oilplaceboLow risk of bias negative-60%
SOFA , 2006      NCTfish oilplaceboLow risk of bias negative-43%
Leaf, 2005     fish oilplacebosuggesting9%

cardiovascular prevention

diet
Burr (DART), 1989   dietcontrolsuggesting-29%-15%
Burr (DART 2), 2003   dietcontrolnegative 15%31%
Mate-Jimenez, 1991   dietcontrolExploratory -
fish oil
Bemelmans, 2002       fish oilcontrolLow risk of bias negative332%
Brox, 2001   fish oilcontrolExploratory negative-100%-100%
Franzen, 1993   fish oilcontrolLow risk of bias -
Katan, 1997     fish oilcontrolExploratory -
Malaguarnera, 1999   fish oilcontrolExploratory negative-100%
Shimizu, 1995     fish oilcontrolExploratory -
Terano, 1999   fish oilcontrolExploratory negative
Almallah, 1998   fish oilplaceboExploratory -
Borchgrevink, 1966   fish oilplaceboLow risk of bias negative-29%18%
Dry, 1991   fish oilplaceboLow risk of bias -
Geusens, 1994   fish oilplaceboLow risk of bias -
Leaf, 1994     fish oilplaceboLow risk of bias negative-100%-62%
Loeschke, 1996   fish oilplaceboLow risk of bias negative
Lorenz-Meyer, 1996   fish oilplaceboLow risk of bias -
Sacks (TOHP 1), 1994    NCTfish oilplaceboLow risk of bias -
von Schacky, 1999     fish oilplaceboLow risk of bias negative-50%-35%
omacor
Eritsland, 1996     Omacorcontrolnegative23%16%
GISSI-P, 1999       OmacorcontrolRisk of bias suggesting-14%-11%
Johansen, 1999     OmacorplaceboLow risk of bias negative-67%-67%
Nilsen, 2001     OmacorplaceboLow risk of bias negative4%

patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators

fish oil
Raitt , 2006    NCTfish oilplaceboLow risk of bias negative-60%
SOFA , 2006      NCTfish oilplaceboLow risk of bias negative-43%
Leaf, 2005     fish oilplacebosuggesting9%