Amiodarone or an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for congestive heart failure.

@article{Bardy2005AmiodaroneOA,
  title={Amiodarone or an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for congestive heart failure.},
  author={G. Bardy and K. Lee and D. Mark and J. Poole and D. Packer and R. Boineau and M. Domanski and Charles Troutman and J. Anderson and G. Johnson and S. McNulty and N. Clapp-Channing and L. Davidson-Ray and Elizabeth S. Fraulo and D. Fishbein and R. Luceri and J. Ip},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={352 3},
  pages={
          225-37
        }
}
  • G. Bardy, K. Lee, +14 authors J. Ip
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • BACKGROUND Sudden death from cardiac causes remains a leading cause of death among patients with congestive heart failure (CHF. [...] Key Method Placebo and amiodarone were administered in a double-blind fashion. The primary end point was death from any cause. RESULTS The median LVEF in patients was 25 percent; 70 percent were in NYHA class II, and 30 percent were in class III CHF. The cause of CHF was ischemic in 52 percent and nonischemic in 48 percent. The median follow-up was 45.5 months. There were 244…Expand Abstract

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