oa SA Pharmaceutical Journal - Resting heart rate and cardiovascular events : risk factor or risk marker? : review
|Article Title||Resting heart rate and cardiovascular events : risk factor or risk marker? : review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||SA Pharmaceutical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||May 2012|
|Pages||45 - 46|
|Keyword(s)||Cardiovascular event, Heart rate, Risk factors and Risk markers|
Observational studies, such as the Framingham Heart study, or the French IPC study, showed that a high resting heart rate is associated with an increase in cardiovascular mortality in the general population, and this has also been demonstrated in hypertension, acute myocardial infarction and heart failure, or left ventricular dysfunction.
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