QRS duration predicts sudden cardiac death in hypertensive patients undergoing intensive medical therapy: The LIFE study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bundle-Branch Block
  • Death, Sudden, Cardiac
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular

abstract

  • In the setting of aggressive antihypertensive therapy, prolonged QRS duration identifies hypertensive patients at higher risk for SCD, even after controlling for left bundle branch block, other known risk factors for SCD, and changes in blood pressure and severity of left ventricular hypertrophy.

publication date

  • December 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/eurheartj/ehp321

PubMed ID

  • 19687165

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2908

end page

  • 14

volume

  • 30

number

  • 23