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Ventricular conduction and long-term heart failure outcomes and mortality in African Americans: insights from the Jackson Heart Study.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Circulation Heart Failure
1941-3297
Publisher
Ovid Technologies Wolters Kluwer -American Heart Association
Publication Date
Volume
8
Issue
2
Pages
243–251
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.114.001729
PMID: 25550439
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

QRS prolongation in African Americans was associated with increased mortality and heart failure hospitalization. Factors associated with developing QRS prolongation included age, male sex, prior myocardial infarction, and left ventricular structural abnormalities.

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