Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Initiating digoxin in AF patients associated with early hazard of sudden death

Mar. 19, 2017 - ACC 2017, Washington, DC, USA - Dr. Renato Lopes - Duke University Medical Centre, Durham, NC, USA

ACC 2017 A substudy of ARISTOTLE showed that new users of digoxin had a four-fold risk of sudden death, and higher plasma digoxin levels were associated with higher risk, also in AF patients who used digoxin at baseline.

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Dr. Renato Lopes - Duke University Medical Centre, Durham, NC, USA