beta blockers, metoprolol
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2000 Jul;36(1):139-46 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN StudyID: Kuhlkamp 2000, atrial fibrillation, persistent The Use of
beta blockers, metoprolol
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
placebo
To AF recurrence, adverse effects - at 6 months
Eur Heart J. 2007 Jun;28(11):1351-7 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN StudyID: Nergardh 2007, atrial fibrillation The Use of
beta blockers, metoprolol, plus repeated cardioversion if needed
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
placebo, plus repated cardioversion if needed
To reduce recurrence of AF at 6 months: 54% metoprolol VS 74% placebo.