Gender and myocardial salvage after reperfusion treatment in acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Mehilli2005GenderAM,
  title={Gender and myocardial salvage after reperfusion treatment in acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Julinda Mehilli and Gjin Ndrepepa and Adnan Kastrati and Stephan G. Nekolla and Christina Markwardt and Hildegard Bollwein and J{\"u}rgen Pache and Stefan Martinoff and Josef Dirschinger and Markus Schwaiger and Albert Schoemig},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={828-31}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate whether there are gender-associated differences in the amount of myocardial salvage after primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). BACKGROUND Despite having a more adverse cardiovascular risk profile, women with AMI have similar or even better outcomes after primary PCI compared with men. The reasons for these findings are unclear. METHODS In this study we included 202 women and… CONTINUE READING
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