rhythm control using amiodarone
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Ann Intern Med. 1994 Mar 15;120(6):449-57 Decision Model
IN atrial fibrillation, persistent The Use of
rhythm control using amiodarone
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
some other strategies: no treatment, warfarin alone, rhythm control using quinidine
To gain more quality-adjusted life-years: amiodarone obtained the best value (4.75 years), followed by warfarin (4.72 years), quinidine (4.68 years), and no treatment (4.55 years).