Sex differences in risk factors, treatment and mortality after acute myocardial infarction: an observational study.

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BACKGROUND Coronary heart disease is the major cause of death of postmenopausal women in industrialised countries. Although acute myocardial infarction (AMI) affects men in greater numbers, the short-term outcomes for women are worse. In the longer term, studies suggest that mortality risk for women is lower or similar to that of men. However, length of… (More)

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@article{Hanratty2000SexDI, title={Sex differences in risk factors, treatment and mortality after acute myocardial infarction: an observational study.}, author={Brain M Hanratty and D. A. Lawlor and Marla Robinson and Robert J Sapsford and Deborah A Greenwood and Alistair Scott Hall}, journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health}, year={2000}, volume={54 12}, pages={912-6} }