A double blind cross over study comparing felecainide acetate and quinidine bisulphate in the maintenance of sinus rhythm in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation


Grant Data
Project Title
A double blind cross over study comparing felecainide acetate and quinidine bisulphate in the maintenance of sinus rhythm in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
Principal Investigator
Professor Lau, Chu Pak   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Wong   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Leung Wing Hung   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Tai Yau Ting   (Co-Investigator)
Start Date
1988-06-01
Amount
450000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Croucher Foundation - Research Grants
Funding Year
1988/1989
Status
Completed
Objectives
To compare the relative efficacy of these 2 antiarrhythmic agents in maintaining sinus rhythm in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. The assessment will include symptoms and electrocardiographic recordings; to determine the role of electrophysiology study in assessing the efficacy of these drugs.