TABLE B-2e Studies on Arrhythmia


Study Type



Leaf et al., 2003


Clinical trials (n=6 analyses)

Animal and laboratory studies (for potential mechanisms)

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Christensen et al., 1999

Randomized Controlled Trial

Men (n=35)

Women (n=25)

Medical staff, bank employees, and students at institutions in Aalborg, Denmark

No medications, no known diseases

12 weeks of follow-up

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Christensen et al., 1996

Randomized Controlled Trial

Men and women (n=49)

Aged ≤75 years

Aalborg Hospital, Denmark

Discharged after MI and ventricular ejection fraction <0.40

No pacemakers or permanent tachyarrhythmias, or serious non-cardiac disease

Follow-up of 12 weeks

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