A low resting heart rate at diagnosis predicts favourable long-term outcome in pulmonary arterial and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. A prospective observational study

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>A low resting heart rate (HR) is prognostically favourable in healthy individuals and in patients with left heart disease. In this study we investigated the impact of HR at diagnosis on long-term outcome in patients with differently...

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Main Authors: Hildenbrand Florian F, Fauchère Ivan, Huber Lars C, Keusch Stephan, Speich Rudolf, Ulrich Silvia
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2012-09-01
Series:Respiratory Research
Online Access:http://respiratory-research.com/content/13/1/76