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On the antiarrhythmic effect of ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (case report)

Vatutin N. T., Kalinkina N. V., Geyzer T. V., Eshchenko E. V.

Keywords: secondary prevention, CAD, omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids


DOI: 10.18087/rhj.2014.5.1965

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (ω-3 PUFA) are used for secondary prevention of IHD (MI) and treatment of hypertriglyceridemia. Recent data on the anti-arrhythmic effect of ω-3 PUFA explained this effect by direct inhibition of sodium, potassium and calcium channels in cardiomyocyte membranes. The article describes a clinical case of successful ω-3 PUFA treatment in a 18‑year old female patient with a congenital minor cardiac abnormality, an extra LV chordae and frequent ventricular extrasystole.
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Vatutin N. T., Kalinkina N. V., Geyzer T. V. et al. On the antiarrhythmic effect of ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (case report). Russian Heart Journal. 2014;79 (5):334–336

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