Last updated on July 2019

Use of Fish Oil to Reduce Inflammation During Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Repair


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: peripheral arterial disease | Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Age: Between 40 - 90 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Undergoing EVAR for infra-renal AAA and/or iliac artery aneurysm

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 40 or > 90 years
  • On dual antiplatelet therapy or anticoagulation
  • Evidence of active infection
  • Diagnosed hypercoagulable state
  • Non-atherosclerotic/aneurysmal disease as indication for procedure
  • Chronic liver disease or myopathy
  • End-stage renal disease (CKD 5)
  • Poorly controlled diabetes (HbA1C > 8%)
  • Recent other major surgery or illness within 6 weeks
  • Use of immunosuppressive medication or extant chronic inflammatory disorders
  • History of organ transplantation
  • Pregnancy or plans to become pregnant
  • Condition in which patient life expectancy is less than one year
  • Known allergy to fish or fish products
  • Presence of symptomatic or ruptured AAA

Recruitment Status: Closed


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