Amiodarone use after acute myocardial infarction complicated by heart failure and/or left ventricular dysfunction may be associated with excess mortality

Thomas, K.L., Al Khatib, S.M., Lokhnygina, Y., Solomon, S.D., Kober, L., McMurray, J.J. , Califf, R.M. and Velazquez, E.J. (2008) Amiodarone use after acute myocardial infarction complicated by heart failure and/or left ventricular dysfunction may be associated with excess mortality. American Heart Journal, 155, pp. 87-93. (doi:10.1016/j.ahj.2007.09.010)

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Abstract

We sought to assess the association of amiodarone use with mortality during consecutive periods in patients with post–acute myocardial infarction with left ventricular systolic dysfunction and/or HF treated with a contemporary medical regimen.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McMurray, Professor John
Authors: Thomas, K.L., Al Khatib, S.M., Lokhnygina, Y., Solomon, S.D., Kober, L., McMurray, J.J., Califf, R.M., and Velazquez, E.J.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
Journal Name:American Heart Journal
Publisher:Elsevier

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