Spontaneous conversion and maintenance of sinus rhythm by amiodarone in patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation: observations from the veterans affairs congestive heart failure survival trial of antiarrhythmic therapy (CHF-STAT). The Department of Veterans Affairs CHF-STAT Investigators.

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BACKGROUND In a multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, the long-term effects of amiodarone on morbidity and mortality in patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) and atrial fibrillation (AF) were evaluated during a 4-year period. METHODS AND RESULTS Of 667 patients with CHF, 103 (15%) had AF at baseline. Of these, 51 were randomized to… (More)

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@article{Deedwania1998SpontaneousCA, title={Spontaneous conversion and maintenance of sinus rhythm by amiodarone in patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation: observations from the veterans affairs congestive heart failure survival trial of antiarrhythmic therapy (CHF-STAT). The Department of Veterans Affairs CHF-STAT Investigators.}, author={Prakash C. Deedwania and B. S. Nara Singh and Kenneth A. Ellenbogen and Sheila A. Fisher and R. Fletcher and S. N. Singh}, journal={Circulation}, year={1998}, volume={98 23}, pages={2574-9} }