Gender differences among patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in the American College of Cardiology-National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC-NCDR).

@article{Akhter2009GenderDA,
  title={Gender differences among patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in the American College of Cardiology-National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC-NCDR).},
  author={Nausheen Akhter and Sarah Milford-Beland and Matthew T. Roe and Robert N. Piana and John Y Kao and Adhir Shroff},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={157 1},
  pages={141-8}
}
BACKGROUND Although prior studies have demonstrated disparities in the management and outcomes of women with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), there are limited large-scale contemporary data on gender differences in post-intervention outcomes in this population. METHODS We analyzed patients according to 2 ACS categories, unstable angina/non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (UA/NSTEMI) and ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) who had a percutaneous coronary intervention in the ACC-NCDR… CONTINUE READING

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