Current Studies - Cardiovascular

Are you a heart failure patient? (IRB# 30731)

Status: Active

 

Investigators:

  • Kevin Monahan, Ph.D., Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

 

Description:

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center researchers are studying the use of omega-3 fatty acid in heart failure patients. Volunteers are needed for this study.

Researchers are studying if taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements (fish oil) daily for three months improves heart and blood vessel function in heart failure patients.

 

Eligibility:

Who may be eligible?

  • Heart failure patients age 21 to 80

 

Additional Study Details:

What is required?

  • Measurement of heart and blood vessel function before and after taking omega-3 fatty acid supplement
  • Taking omega-3 fatty acid supplement daily

 

Locations:

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

 

Contacts:

Study director: Kevin Monahan, Ph.D., Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

 

For more information contact: Cheryl Blaha, R.N., at 717-531-1605 or 1-800-585-9585

To view flier click here.

 

Categories:

  • Heart failure patients