Incidence of atrial fibrillation in relation to changing heart rate over time in hypertensive patients: the LIFE study. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
  • Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Atenolol
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Heart Rate
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular
  • Losartan

abstract

  • Higher in-treatment HR on serial ECGs is associated with an increased likelihood of new-onset AF, independent of treatment modality, blood pressure lowering, and regression of ECG left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with essential hypertension.

publication date

  • December 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/CIRCEP.108.795351

PubMed ID

  • 19808428

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 337

end page

  • 43

volume

  • 1

number

  • 5