atrial fibrillation, recent onset
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Circulation. 2008 Mar 25;117(12):1518-25 Randomized Controlled Trial, Multicenter Study
IN atrial fibrillation, recent onset The Use of
vernakalant
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
placebo
To acute, rapid cardioversion to sinus rhythm: 38 to 52 % vernakalant VS 3 to 4% placebo.
Crit Care Med. 2009 Jul;37(7):2174-9 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN atrial fibrillation, recent onset, acute, symptomatic The Use of
diltiazem, intravenous
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
digoxin, amiodarone, intravenous
To adequately control heart rate at 24 hours (90% diltiazem, 74% digoxine or amiodarone)