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PHARMACOTHERAPY FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: CURRENT POSSIBILITIES AND PROSPECTS

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2
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2017

Professor S. Kanosrsky, MD; Yu. Kovalenko, Candidate of Medical Sciences Kuban State Medical University, Krasnodar

The paper presents main areas of pharmacotherapy for atrial fibrillation (AF), such as to reduce the frequency of ventricular contractions and to maintain sinus rhythm. It briefly characterizes the efficacy and safety of antiarrhythmic drugs used to maintain sinus rhythm in patients with AF.

Keywords: 
cardiology
atrial fibrillation
antiarrhythmic drugs
control of the frequency of ventricular contractions
control of sinus rhythm



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