Incidence of heart failure in 6083 elderly hypertensive patients: the Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study (ANBP2).

@article{Sahle2016IncidenceOH,
  title={Incidence of heart failure in 6083 elderly hypertensive patients: the Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study (ANBP2).},
  author={Berhe W Sahle and Alice J Owen and Henry Krum and Christopher M Reid},
  journal={European journal of heart failure},
  year={2016},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={38-45}
}
AIMS Hypertension is a known risk factor for the development of heart failure (HF); however, few data are available on the magnitude of short- and long-term progression from hypertension to HF. The present study aims to determine the short- and long-term incidence of HF, and identify factors associated with onset of HF in elderly hypertensive patients. METHODS AND RESULTS The incidence of HF was measured in 6083 hypertensive patients, in the Second Australian National Blood Pressure Study… CONTINUE READING
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