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Heart rate is a prognostic risk factor for myocardial infarction: A post hoc analysis in the PERFORM (Prevention of cerebrovascular and cardiovascular Events of ischemic origin with teRutroban in patients with a history of ischemic strOke or tRansient ischeMic attack) study population

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Background Elevated resting heart rate is known to be detrimental to morbidity and mortality in cardiovascular disease, though its effect in patients with ischemic stroke is unclear. We analyzed the effect of baseline resting heart rate on myocardial infarction (MI) in patients with a recent noncardioembolic cerebral ischemic event participating in PERFORM. Methods We compared fatal or nonfatal MI using adjusted Cox proportional hazards models for PERFORM patients with baseline heart rate <...

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Bousser, M-G More by this author
Amarenco, P More by this author
Chamorro, A More by this author
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Journal:
International Journal of Cardiology
Volume:
168
Issue:
4
Pages:
3500-3505
Publication date:
2013-10-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1874-1754
ISSN:
0167-5273
URN:
uuid:cdc255ba-7b61-4932-9c38-3cbdcb1e33cd
Source identifiers:
439703
Local pid:
pubs:439703
Language:
English
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