diverse antiarrhythmic drugs
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Am J Cardiol. 2003 Mar 20;91(6A):15D-26D Review (Narrative)
IN atrial fibrillation The Use of
diverse antiarrhythmic drugs
As Treatment, Chronic
Is useful Than
diverse other antiarrhythmic drugs
To not quantifiable outcomes here
J Am Coll Cardiol. 1992 Sep;20(3):527-32 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN StudyID: Flaker 1992, atrial fibrillation, pro-arrhythmia The Use of
diverse antiarrhythmic drugs
As Treatment, Chronic
Is worse Than
no treatment
To overall mortality, specially in patients with heart failure
Ann Intern Med 1996 Aug 15;125(4):311-23 Review (Narrative)
IN StudyID: Golzari 1996, atrial fibrillation, existing meta-analysis The Use of
diverse antiarrhythmic drugs
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
no treatment
To restoring and maintaining sinus rhythm
J Fam Pract 2000 Nov;49(11):1033-46 Meta-Analysis
IN StudyID: Miller 2000, atrial fibrillation, existing meta-analysis The Use of
diverse antiarrhythmic drugs
As -
Is better Than
placebo or rate control
To maintining sinus rhythm. Not data about mortality or adverse effects.
Heart 2002 Jun;87(6):535-43 Meta-Analysis
IN StudyID: Nichol 2002, atrial fibrillation, existing meta-analysis The Use of
diverse antiarrhythmic drugs, grouped by classes
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
placebo
To converting AF to sinus rhythm. At a median follow-up of 24 hr, median proportion of patients in sinus rhythm was 55% in intv. and 32% in cont.