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Cavill P. Prolonged PR interval may raise risk of cardiovascular events and death. Practitioner 2016;260 (1793):8

Prolonged PR interval may raise risk of cardiovascular events and death

23 May 2016Registered users

A meta-analysis of data from observational studies suggests a possible association between prolonged PR interval and increased risk of atrial fibrillation, heart failure and mortality. Fourteen eligible studies, covering 400,750 participants, undertaken between 1972 and 2011, were included in the analysis. Of these, 11 were prospective and three retrospective cohort studies.

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