Gender-specific regulation of cardiovascular function: estrogen as key player.

@article{Huang2004GenderspecificRO,
  title={Gender-specific regulation of cardiovascular function: estrogen as key player.},
  author={A J Huang and Gabor Kaley},
  journal={Microcirculation},
  year={2004},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={9-38}
}
This review provides an overview of gender-specific differences in the incidence and development of cardiovascular diseases, including hypertension, atherosclerosis, heart failure and the corresponding myocardial remodeling. The review discusses the possible mechanisms by which estrogen affords a beneficial effect on cardiovascular function via genomic vs… CONTINUE READING