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BACKGROUND The risk for aortic dissection is increased among relatively young women with Turner syndrome (TS). It is unknown whether aortic dilatation precedes acute aortic dissection in TS and, if so, what specific diameter predicts impending deterioration. METHODS AND RESULTS Study subjects included 166 adult volunteers with TS (average age, 36.2 years)(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of death in women and men in the United States. This study aimed to investigate differences in characteristics between those women who died and survived an acute myocardial infarction (MI). METHODS This secondary analysis included 109 women. Demographic variables were extracted along with(More)
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