Alleviation of arrhythmia burden in children with frequent idiopathic premature ventricular contractions by omega-3-fatty acid supplementation.


Department of Pediatrics, Caritas Krankenhaus, Bad Mergentheim, Germany; Medical Faculty, University of Wuerzburg, Josef-Schneider-Straße2, Wuerzburg, Germany. Electronic address: [Email]


Patients at our pediatric outpatient clinic were offered 24-h Holter electrocardiogram (ECG) before and after 3-month period of dietary supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids to monitor the effect on heart rate variability (HRV) and arrhythmias.


Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder,Heart rate variability,Obesity,Omega 3-fatty acids,Premature ventricular contraction,