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Springer London
Fish Oil and Vascular Disease

Fish Oil and Vascular Disease


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ISBN-13: 9783540197928
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 11/28/1992
Series: Topics in Cardiovascular Diseases Series
Edition description: 1st Edition.
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Epidemiology and nutrition.- 1. n-3 Fatty Acids: Epidemiological Background and General Introduction.- 2. Dietary Fish Intake and Cardiovascular Protection in Western Populations — The Diet and Reinfarction Trial.- 3. Modern Agriculture and Aquaculture and the n-6/n-3 Balance.- 4. Fish Consumption and Blood Pressure: Epidemiological Data.- 5. The Effect of n-3 Fatty Acids on Cardiovascular Risk Factors: An Overview.- 6. n-3 Fatty Acids: Incorporation into Tissue Lipids and Interactions with Dietary Components.- n-3 Fatty Acids and the Vessel Wall.- 7. n-3 Fatty Acids and Platelet-Vessel Wall Interactions.- 8. Platelets, Leukocytes and Atherosclerosis: Possible Links Between n-3 Fatty Acids and Protection from Atherosclerosis.- 9. Cytokines and their Modulation by n-3 Fatty Acids with Regard to Atherogenesis.- 10. The Effect of n-3 Fatty Acids on Blood Coagulation.- 11. n-3 Fatty Acids and Fibrinolysis.- 12. Effects of n-3 Fatty Acids on Monocyte Functions.- 13. Prevention of Cardiac Arrhythmias by n-3 Fatty Acids.- n-3 Fatty Acids and Hypertension.- 14. Essential Hypertension: Current Needs and Methodological Problems with Non-Pharmacological Treatment.- 15. Eicosanoid Dependent and Independent Effects of n-3 Fatty Acids on Platelets and Vascular Function.- 16. n-3 Fatty Acids in Hypertension.- 17. n-3 Fatty Acids in Comparison and in Combination with Other Drugs in the Management of Mild Hypertension.

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