Usefulness of ibutilide in facilitating successful external cardioversion of refractory atrial fibrillation

Huagui Li, Andrea Natale, Gery Tomassoni, Salwa Beheiry, Patricia Cooper, Fabio Leonelli, Arthur R Easley Jr, William Barrington, John Robert Windle

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Our study demonstrates that ibutilide facilities successful cardioversion of AF in patients who failed conventional external cardioversion. We suggest that repeat cardioversion after ibutilide administration may serve as an alternative to internal cardioversion in most patients with refractory AF.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1096-1098
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 1999


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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