A cross-sectional study of hypertension in an elderly population (75 years and over) with atrial fibrillation: secondary analysis of data from the Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation in the Aged (BAFTA) randomised controlled trial.

BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation and hypertension are two common conditions in the elderly, associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Little information is available regarding the epidemiology of hypertension in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A secondary analysis of data from the Birmingham Atrial Fibrillation… CONTINUE READING