Electrocardiographic predictors of incident congestive heart failure and all-cause mortality in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative.

@article{Rautaharju2006ElectrocardiographicPO,
  title={Electrocardiographic predictors of incident congestive heart failure and all-cause mortality in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative.},
  author={Pentti M. Rautaharju and Charles Kooperberg and Joseph C. Larson and Andrea Z LaCroix},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2006},
  volume={113 4},
  pages={481-9}
}
BACKGROUND Information is limited about ECG predictors of the risk of incident congestive heart failure (CHF), particularly in women without overt manifestations of cardiovascular disease (CVD). METHODS AND RESULTS We evaluated hazard ratios for incident CHF and all-cause mortality using Cox regression in 38,283 participants of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) during a 9-year follow-up. All risk models were adjusted for demographic and available clinical and therapeutic variables… CONTINUE READING

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