Survival in patients with intraventricular conduction defects.

@article{McAnulty1978SurvivalIP,
  title={Survival in patients with intraventricular conduction defects.},
  author={John H. McAnulty and Stuart Kauffman and E. B. Murphy and Donald G. Kassebaum and ShahbudinH. Rahimtoola},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1978},
  volume={138 1},
  pages={
          30-5
        }
}
All 42,000 electrocardiograms taken at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center from 1969 through 1971 were reviewed; 325 patients (0.77%) had left bundle-branch block (LBBB) or right bundle-branch block (RBBB) with axis deviation (AD). In December 1974, 90% were contacted or found to be dead. The five-year survival rate (actuarial technique) (mean +/- SE) was 45.5 +/- 2.9%. It was significantly worse than that of age- and sex-matched "controls." In most patients the cause of death could… CONTINUE READING
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