Is heart rate a risk marker in patients with chronic heart failure and concomitant atrial fibrillation? Results from the MAGGIC meta-analysis.

@article{Simpson2015IsHR,
  title={Is heart rate a risk marker in patients with chronic heart failure and concomitant atrial fibrillation? Results from the MAGGIC meta-analysis.},
  author={Joanne Simpson and Davide Castagno and Robert Neil Doughty and Katrina K Poppe and Nikki J Earle and Iain B Squire and Mark A. Richards and Bert Andersson and Justin A Ezekowitz and Michel Komajda and Mark C. Petrie and Finlay Aleck McAlister and Greg D Gamble and Gillian A Whalley and John J V McMurray},
  journal={European journal of heart failure},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 11},
  pages={1182-91}
}
AIM To investigate the relationship between heart rate and survival in patients with heart failure (HF) and coexisting atrial fibrillation (AF). METHODS AND RESULTS Patients with AF included in the Meta-analysis Global Group in Chronic Heart Failure (MAGGIC) meta-analysis were the main focus of this analysis (3259 patients from 17 studies). The outcome… CONTINUE READING