working cost-effectiveness study: data sources: studies NOT included
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Arch Intern Med. 2005 May 23;165(10):1185-91 Randomized Controlled Trial, Multicenter Study
IN atrial fibrillation, stroke, ischemic, cerebral infarction, embolic The Use of
vitamin K antagonists, warfarin
As Treatment, Chronic
Is better Than
aspirin or no treatment
To prevent stroke (69% relative risk decrease with warfarin)
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
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.
Arch Intern Med 1995 Sep 25;155(17):1885-91 Meta-Analysis
IN StudyID: Zarembski, atrial fibrillation, existing meta-analysis The Use of
amiodarone
As Treatment, Chronic
Is equal Than
flecainide
To maintenance of sinus rhythm.