Preventing atrial fibrillation recurrence

Yuehui Yin, Darshan Dalal, Yunqing Chen, Zengchang Liu, Jinjin Wu, Dong Liu, Xianbin Lan, Yin Dai, Li Su, Zhiyu Ling, Qiang She, Kailiang Luo, Kamsang Woo, Jun Dong

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Abstract

In patients with lone paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) and normal cardiac function, in the absence of hypertension, myocardial infarction, and cardiac insufficiency, perindopril (Aceon) or losartan (Cozaar) and low-dose amiodarone (Cordarone) therapy are more effective in preventing recurrence of AF than low-dose amiodarone alone. Adding losartan or perindopril to amiodarone therapy can inhibit left atrial enlargement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-44
Number of pages4
JournalCardiology Review
Volume24
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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