Long-term prognostic value of resting heart rate in patients with suspected or proven coronary artery disease.

@article{Diaz2005LongtermPV,
  title={Long-term prognostic value of resting heart rate in patients with suspected or proven coronary artery disease.},
  author={Ariel Diaz and Martial G. Bourassa and Marie-Claude Guertin and Jean-Claude Tardif},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 10},
  pages={967-74}
}
AIMS Heart rate reduction is the cornerstone of the treatment of angina. The purpose of this study was to explore the prognostic value of heart rate in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD). METHODS AND RESULTS We assessed the relationship between resting heart rate at baseline and cardiovascular mortality/morbidity, while adjusting for risk factors. A total of 24 913 patients with suspected or proven CAD from the Coronary Artery Surgery Study registry were studied for a median… CONTINUE READING
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