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DIONYSOS study comparing dronedarone with amiodarone

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 19 January 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c285
  1. G Elliott Cook, assistant professor1,
  2. Larry D Sasich, consultant2,
  3. Sana R Sukkari, consultant2
  1. 1LECOM School of Pharmacy, 1858 West Grandview Boulevard, Erie, PA 16509, USA
  2. 2Saudi Food and Drug Authority, Riyadh 13312-6288, Saudi Arabia
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    In their clinical review of the management of atrial fibrillation, Lafuente-Lafuente and colleagues mention the anticipated release of results comparing dronedarone with amiodarone.1 The results of the DIONYSOS study of the efficacy and safety of dronedarone v amiodarone for the maintenance of sinus rhythm in patients with atrial fibrillation were made publicly …

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