Sex differences in access to coronary revascularization after cardiac catheterization: importance of detailed clinical data.

@article{Ghali2002SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in access to coronary revascularization after cardiac catheterization: importance of detailed clinical data.},
  author={William Ghali and Peter D. Faris and P. Diane Galbraith and Colleen M. Norris and Michael J. Curtis and L. Duncan Saunders and Vladim{\'i}r Dz̆av{\'i}k and L. Brent Mitchell and Merril L. Knudtson},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={136 10},
  pages={723-32}
}
Context Women are less likely to be offered therapeutic cardiac procedures than men; however, the reasongender bias or clinical factorsis unknown. Contribution This study of coronary revascularization procedures during the year after catheterization compared men and women with the same extent of coronary artery disease and ejection fraction. The rate of coronary revascularization was the same in men and women. Implications The sex differences in cardiac procedure rates after catheterization… CONTINUE READING

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