Elevated blood pressure and risk of mitral regurgitation: A longitudinal cohort study of 5.5 million United Kingdom adults
OPEN PLoS medicine | 19 Oct 2017
K Rahimi, H Mohseni, CM Otto, N Conrad, J Tran, M Nazarzadeh, M Woodward, T Dwyer and S MacMahon
Mitral regurgitation in people without prior cardiac disease is considered a degenerative disease with no established risk factors for its prevention. We aimed to test the hypothesis that elevated systolic blood pressure (SBP) across its usual spectrum is associated with higher risk of mitral regurgitation.
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