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Effect of Prophylactic Amiodarone Infusion on the Recurrence of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survivors: A Propensity-Matched Analysis

Authors
  • lee, byung kook
  • youn, chun song
  • kim, youn-jung
  • ryoo, seung mok
  • lim, kyung soo
  • nam, gi-byoung
  • kim, jin
  • kim, won young
Publication Date
Feb 13, 2019
Source
MDPI
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Language
English
License
Green
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Abstract

3.04, p = 0.51) after propensity score matching. In this propensity-score-matched study, prophylactic amiodarone infusion had no effect on preventing ventricular arrhythmia recurrence in OHCA survivors with shockable cardiac arrest. Prophylactic amiodarone administration must be considered carefully.

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