The continuing gender gap in cardiovascular disease: What are we missing in clinical practice?

Jeroen M. Hendriks, Geraldine Lee

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Abstract

Gender differences in diagnostics and treatment of cardiovascular conditions has been a topic of discussion for a long time and evidence has demonstrated significant variance in care and treatment approaches as well as associated outcomes between men and women. Naturally, substantial biologic gender differences and sociocultural impact contribute to these differences, however the call for more personalised models of care, focussing on the gender-specific differences in symptom pattern, and the required optimal timing of diagnosis and treatment, is far from being optimal in clinical practice and differences in diagnosis and management in cardiovascular conditions persists...
Original languageEnglish
Article number101354
Number of pages2
JournalIJC Heart and Vasculature
Volume50
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2024

Keywords

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Health care delivery
  • Gender disparity

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