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Wijetunga M, Strickberger S A.  Amiodarone versus implantable defibrillator (AMIOVIRT): background, rationale, design, methods, results and implications. Cardiac Electrophysiology Review 2003; 7(4): 452-456


This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn.

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Amiodarone /therapeutic use; Anti-Arrhythmia Agents /therapeutic use; Arrhythmias, Cardiac /mortality; Cardiomyopathy, Dilated /drug therapy /mortality /therapy; Defibrillators, Implantable; Disease-Free Survival; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Quality of Life; Stroke Volume