Losartan and prevention of atrial fibrillation recurrence in hypertensive patients.

@article{Fogari2006LosartanAP,
  title={Losartan and prevention of atrial fibrillation recurrence in hypertensive patients.},
  author={Roberto Fogari and Amedeo Mugellini and Maurizio Destro and Luca Corradi and Annalisa Zoppi and Elena Fogari and Andrea Rinaldi},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={46-50}
}
The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of losartan as compared with amlodipine, both associated with amiodarone, in preventing the recurrence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in hypertensive patients with a history of recent paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Two hundred and fifty mild hypertensive (SBP > 140 mm Hg and/or DBP > 90 < 100 mm Hg) outpatients in sinus rhythm but with at least two ECG-documented episodes of symptomatic atrial fibrillation in the previous 6 months and in treatment… CONTINUE READING

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