Corpus ID: 37269592

[The evaluation of the antiarrhythmic activity of L-carnitine and propafenone in ischemic cardiopathy].

@article{Palazzuoli1993TheEO,
  title={[The evaluation of the antiarrhythmic activity of L-carnitine and propafenone in ischemic cardiopathy].},
  author={V. Palazzuoli and S. Mondillo and S. Faglia and N. D'Aprile and A. Camporeale and C. Gennari},
  journal={La Clinica terapeutica},
  year={1993},
  volume={142 2},
  pages={
          155-9
        }
}
In order to evaluate a possible antiarrhythmic action of L-carnitine (C) in ischemic heart disease, 30 patients (20 males, 10 females, average age 64 years +/- 11) with ischemic heart disease who at examination with 24-hour dynamic ECG showed extrasystolic ventricular multifocal arrhythmia with a mean hourly rate of > 300 were randomized into three groups, the first of which was given a daily oral dose of 6 g C in three divided doses; groups 2 and 3 were given propafenone (P), 900 mg daily in… Expand
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