Comparison of sotalol and metoprolol in the prevention of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery.

@article{Parikka1998ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of sotalol and metoprolol in the prevention of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass surgery.},
  author={Hannu J Parikka and Lauri Toivonen and Lasse Heikkil{\"a} and Kari Virtanen and A J{\"a}rvinen},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology},
  year={1998},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={67-73}
}
New-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) is frequent after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), and beta-blockers decrease its incidence. To examine whether a beta-blocker with class III properties is superior to a pure one, 191 consecutive patients undergoing CABG were randomized to receive oral sotalol, 120 mg daily (n = 93), or metoprolol, 75 mg daily (n… CONTINUE READING