Antiarrhythmic versus Control: study awaiting assesment
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Int Heart J. 2008 May;49(3):281-93 Clinical Trial (non-controlled, non-randomized)
IN atrial fibrillation, paroxysmal, recurrent The Use of
beta-blockers, bisoprolol
As Treatment, Chronic
Is good Than
no comparison done
To improve symptoms and may be suppress recurrences (84% patients with diurnal AF had no recurrences?)
N Engl J Med. 2008 Jun 19;358(25):2678-87 Randomized Controlled Trial, Multicenter Study
IN heart failure, chronic, systolic, StudyID: ANDROMEDA 2008 The Use of
dronedarone
As Treatment, Chronic
Is worse Than
placebo
To mortality: it increased at 2 months (8.1% dronedarone VS 3.8% placebo), mainly because worsening heart failure