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Table 1 Efficacy estimates: HLOS and infection with ω-3 FA-containing PN and standard PN

From: Omega-3 fatty acid-containing parenteral nutrition in ICU patients: systematic review with meta-analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis

Mean efficacy   HLOS (days) Incidence of infections (%)
France ω-3 FA-containing PN 28.5 30
Standard PN 31.5 47
Germany ω-3 FA-containing PN 29.4 12
Standard PN 32.5 19
Italy ω-3 FA-containing PN 34.2 29
Standard PN 37.3 45
Spain ω-3 FA-containing PN 43.3 29
Standard PN 46.3 46
UK ω-3FA-containing PN 16.9 12
Standard PN 19.9 20
US ω-3 FA-containing PN 17.32 22
Standard PN 20.37 35
  1. FA, fatty acid; HLOS, hospital length of stay; ω-3, omega-3; PN, parenteral nutrition