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Mortality analysis of complete right and left bundle branch ...

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By jr iacovino · 1997 · cited by 10 — with rbbb a preferred risk? conversely, complete left bundle branch block (lbbb) is considered to be a marker of underlying car- diac disease and thus ...
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JOURNAL OF INSURANCE MEDICINECopyright © 1997 By Journal of Insurance MedicineORIGINAL ARTICLEMortality Analysis of Complete Right and Left BundleBranch Block in a Selected Community PopulationJohn R. IacovinoABSTRACT: A twenty year follow up of a selected, community popula-tion with complete right and left bundle branch block is reviewed bycomparative mortality analysis. In this population, where cases and con-trols were free of hypertension and heart disease at entry, the presence ofcomplete right bundle branch block does not have excess mortality.Complete left bundle branch block exhibits excess total and cardiac mor-tality.Address: John R. Iacovino, M.D.Vice President - Medical DirectorNew York Life Insurance CompanyNew York, New York 10010Correspondence: John R. Iacovino,M.D. Vice President - MedicalDirectorNew York Life Insurance CompanyNew York, New York 10010MORTALITY ARTICLE 318M-1Key Words: Bundle Branch BlockLeft Bundle Branch BlockRight Bundle Branch BlockReceived: April 1,...