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Tackling Atrial Fibrillation and Associated Cardiovascular Risk
Date:11/4/2008

- RecordAF Registry Baseline Data and New Data from the Landmark ATHENA

Study
PARIS, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ --

Live Webcast Media Briefing - non-US media only

Wednesday 12 November 2008 - 14.00-15.00am CET

Background:

-- AF is a growing health concern directly responsible for increased

morbidity and mortality

-- There is a need for a global prospective database like RecordAF, which

takes a closer look at disease characteristics and how management of AF

affects cardiovascular (CV) outcomes

-- AF is associated with a high hospitalization burden - 70 percent of AF

management costs are driven by hospitalization costs (Ringborg et al.

Europace 2008; 10:403-11)

-- A further sub-analysis of the ATHENA trial was conducted:

-- to better understand the impact of dronedarone on hospitalization

of AF patients particularly on the number and duration of CV and

non CV hospitalization nights

-- An additional sub-analysis was also conducted to further explore

dronedarone's rhythm and rate controlling properties

-- The ATHENA study is the first AF trial designed to evaluate the effect

of an anti arrhythmic drug (AAD) on morbidity and mortality. It showed

that dronedarone (brand name Multaq(R)), a new AAD undergoing the

registration process, can significantly improve CV outcomes including

reducing the risk of hospitalization and death.

Register on-line in advance of the online event:

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