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HARMONY: Ranolazine, dronedarone combination benefits patients with paroxysmal AF

August 31, 2015 In the News

Healio: Peter R. Kowey, MD, FACC, FHRS, professor of medicine and clinical pharmacology at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, and chief of cardiology and William Wilkoff Chair in Cardiovascular Research at Lankenau Heart Institute, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, and colleagues conducted a phase 2 trial of the antianginal drug ranolazine and the anti-AF drug dronedarone in 134 patients with paroxysmal AF and a pacemaker.

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