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BACKGROUND There is no published randomized study comparing amiodarone therapy and radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFA) after only 1 episode of symptomatic atrial flutter (AFL). The aim of the Loire-Ardèche-Drôme-Isère-Puy-de-Dôme (LADIP) Trial of Atrial Flutter was 2-fold: (1) to prospectively compare first-line RFA (group I) versus cardioversion and(More)
Recently a new non-steroidal antiandrogen (Casodex) has been shown in animal experiments to possess a potent peripheral antiandrogen effect. In patients with advanced prostatic cancer however, this drug is not peripherally selectively active and blocked central brain androgen-receptors results in a rise of luteinizing hormone (LH) and testosterone (T). We(More)
A total of 327 patients with metastatic prostate cancer have been randomized to either orchidectomy or treatment with goserelin (Zoladez) 3.6 mg depot preparation combined with flutamide (Eulexin) 250 mg t.i.d. in a phase III study (EORTC 30853). A small but statistically significant difference in time to subjective and objective progression of disease was(More)
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