[Gender differences in patients with chronic heart failure in Japan: insights from the CHART-2 study].

BACKGROUND The gender differences in patients with chronic heart failure(CHF) remain to be elucidated in Japan. We examined gender differences in patients registered in the CHART-2 study. METHODS AND RESULTS Compared with male patients, females were older and had lower prevalence of ischemic heart disease. Women had higher prevalence of preserved ejection… (More)