After the publication of the AHA Scientific Statement “Fish Consumption, Fish Oil, Omega-3 Fatty Acids, and Cardiovascular Disease” by Kris-Etherton et al, which appeared in a previous issue of the journal (Circulation. 2002;106:2747–2757), the following errors were noted in Table 3. First, two other sources for the fatty acid composition of fish should have been included.1,2 Secondly, the footnote to “cod liver oil” should have read, “This intake of cod liver oil would provide approximately the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of vitamin A and twice the RDA for vitamin D.” Finally, the EPA+DHA content for four fish was given incorrectly, and should have been as follows:
1 Hepburn FN, Exler J, Weihrauch JL. Provisional tables on the content of omega-3 fatty acids and other fat components of selected foods. J Am Diet Assoc. 1986; 86: 788–793.OpenUrlPubMed
In the “ACC/AHA 2002 Guideline Update for the Management of Patients With Chronic Stable Angina—Summary Article: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee on the Management of Patients With Chronic Stable Angina)” by Gibbons et al that appeared in the January 7/14, 2003, issue of Circulation (Circulation. 2003;107:149–158), page numbers were not included in the Guideline’s internal Table of Contents. The complete corrected Guideline follows this page. The page numbers shown are consistent with the pagination of the January 7/14 issue.