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[Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial]

MATOS Lajos

JULY 29, 1992

Lege Artis Medicinae - 1992;2(07)

[ Arrhythmia-related death and non-fatal cardiac arrest were 4.5% in the encainide and flecainide group (33 out of 730 patients), compared with only 1.2% in the placebo group (9 out of 725). The relative risk was found to be 3.6%. The overall mortality rate was also higher in the group treated with active agents (7.7%) than among those treated with placebo (3.0%). The relative risk in the latter group was 2.5%.]

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