Elevated blood pressure and risk of aortic valve disease: a cohort analysis of 5.4 million UK adults
Aims To test two related hypotheses that elevated blood pressure (BP) is a risk factor for aortic valve stenosis (AS) or regurgitation (AR). Methods and results In this cohort study of 5.4 million UK patients with no known cardiovascular disease or aortic valve disease at baseline, we investigated the relationship between BP and risk of incident AS and AR using multivariable-adjusted Cox regression models. Over a median follow-up of 9.2 years, 20 680 patient... Expand abstract
- Publication status:
- Peer review status:
- Peer reviewed
- Publisher's version
- Publisher copy:
- Oxford University Press Publisher's website
- European Heart Journal Journal website
- Publication date:
- Acceptance date:
- Pubs id:
- Local pid:
- Copyright holder:
- Rahimi et al.
- Copyright date:
Copyright © 2018 The Authors. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Society of Cardiology.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted reuse, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.