Cardiovascular Disease in Women: Clinical Perspectives.

  title={Cardiovascular Disease in Women: Clinical Perspectives.},
  author={Mariana Garcia and Sharon L. Mulvagh and Cathleen Noel Bairey Merz and Julie E. Buring and Joann E. Manson},
  journal={Circulation research},
  volume={118 8},
Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of death among women in the United States, accounting for ≈1 of every 3 female deaths. Sex-specific data focused on cardiovascular disease have been increasing steadily, yet is not routinely collected nor translated into practice. This comprehensive review focuses on novel and unique aspects of cardiovascular health in women and sex differences as they relate to clinical practice in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of… CONTINUE READING


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