Acute Coronary Syndromes: Differences in Men and Women

  title={Acute Coronary Syndromes: Differences in Men and Women},
  author={Kris Kawamoto and Melinda B Davis and Claire S. Duvernoy},
  journal={Current Atherosclerosis Reports},
Purpose of ReviewIncreased awareness of cardiovascular disease in women has prompted studies to investigate gender-related disparities in acute coronary syndromes (ACSs). In this review, we discuss findings from current literature on the clinical presentation, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of ACS in women as compared to men.Recent FindingsEmerging data show that cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to be the leading cause of death in women and the annual mortality rate from CVD… 

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