No role for intermittent amiodarone in AF

Although amiodarone maintains sinus rhythm in 45% to 70% of patients during 12 to 54 months follow-up, it is also associated with many serious non-cardiac side effects.¬† To investigate if episodic treatment with amiodarone could still be effective in preventing atrial fibrillation (AF), but without causing significant side-effects, Ahmed et al. randomised 209 patients with […]

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