Comparison of atorvastatin and simvastatin in prevention of atrial fibrillation after successful cardioversion.

Abstract

Recent data have shown that statins can help prevent atrial fibrillation (AF). We hypothesized that statins vary in their ability to prevent AF after successful electrical cardioversion (EC).Sixty-five patients (29 receiving atorvastatin and 36 receiving simvastatin) who had undergone successful EC for persistent AF were included in the study. They received… (More)

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