Amiodarone and "primary" prevention of sudden death: critical review of a decade of clinical trials.

@article{Farr1999AmiodaroneA,
  title={Amiodarone and "primary" prevention of sudden death: critical review of a decade of clinical trials.},
  author={J{\'e}ronimo Farr{\'e} and Jos{\'e} Romero and Jose Manuel Rubio and Rosa Ayala and J Castro-Dortic{\'o}s},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={83 5B},
  pages={55D-63D}
}
Several trials have evaluated the role of amiodarone in decreasing mortality in patients at high risk of developing sudden death. Current evidence does not support the prophylactic use of amiodarone in myocardial infarction (MI) survivors with a depressed left ventricular function and/or frequent or complex ventricular ectopy. Some postinfarction trials (e… CONTINUE READING