Trends in Gender Differences in Cardiac Care and Outcome After Acute Myocardial Infarction in Western Sweden: A Report From the Swedish Web System for Enhancement of Evidence-Based Care in Heart Disease Evaluated According to Recommended Therapies (SWEDEHEART)

@inproceedings{Redfors2015TrendsIG,
  title={Trends in Gender Differences in Cardiac Care and Outcome After Acute Myocardial Infarction in Western Sweden: A Report From the Swedish Web System for Enhancement of Evidence-Based Care in Heart Disease Evaluated According to Recommended Therapies (SWEDEHEART)},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Redfors and Oskar Anger{\aa}s and Truls Are R{\aa}munddal and Petur Bjarni Petursson and Inger Haraldsson and Christian Dworeck and Jacob Odenstedt and Dan Ioaness and Annika Ravn-Fischer and Peder Wellin and Hel{\'e}n Sj{\"o}land and Lale Tokgozoğlu and Hans Tygesen and Erik Frick and Rickard Roupe and Per Arne Albertsson and Elmir Omerovic},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death for both genders. Debates are ongoing as to whether gender-specific differences in clinical course, diagnosis, and management of acute myocardial infarction (MI) exist. METHODS AND RESULTS We compared all men and women who were treated for acute MI at cardiac care units in Västra Götaland, Sweden, between January 1995 and October 2014 by obtaining data from the prospective SWEDEHEART (Swedish Web-System for Enhancement of… CONTINUE READING