Selection of patients for coronary angiography and coronary revascularization early after myocardial infarction: is there evidence for a gender bias?

@article{Krumholz1992SelectionOP,
  title={Selection of patients for coronary angiography and coronary revascularization early after myocardial infarction: is there evidence for a gender bias?},
  author={Harlan M. Krumholz and Pamela Sylvia Douglas and Michael S. Lauer and Richard C. Pasternak},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={116 10},
  pages={785-90}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether a gender bias exists in the selection of patients for diagnostic and therapeutic cardiovascular procedures early after myocardial infarction. DESIGN A retrospective cohort study. SETTING A community-based tertiary care teaching hospital. PATIENTS A total of 2473 consecutive patients with a principal discharge diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction and a peak creatine kinase MB fraction of at least 4%. MEASUREMENTS Comparison of men and women regarding… CONTINUE READING

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