[Pathologico-anatomical peculiarities of ischemic heart disease in females].

In 364 women who died of myocardial infarction, autopsy was performed to assess the extent of chronic ischemic heart disease. The mean age at the time of death at 70.5 years was higher than that of men who died of myocardial infarction; only 4% of the women were less than 50 years of age. In all cases, there were severe arteriosclerotic changes in all… CONTINUE READING