Meta-analysis: Drug cardioversion
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003 Jan 15;41(2):255-62 Meta-Analysis
IN StudyID: Chevalier 2003, atrial fibrillation The Use of
amiodarone
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
placebo
To converting AF to sinus rhythm. No difference in trials comparing againts class Ic drugs
Arch Intern Med. 2003 Apr 14;163(7):777-85 Meta-Analysis
IN StudyID: Letelier 2003, atrial fibrillation The Use of
amiodarone
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
placebo
To converting AF to sinus rhythm
Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2001 Sep-Oct;44(2):121-52 Meta-Analysis
IN StudyID: Slavik 2001, atrial fibrillation The Use of
IV procainamide, oral quinidine, oral flecainide, oral propafenone, IV or hight-dose oral amiodarone, IV ibutilide
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
placebo
To converting AF to sinus rhythm