Published in Cardiovascular Week, May 29th, 2006
Investigators in the United States stated, "The impact of gender differences has not been well described in patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF). Through review of medical records, data on characteristics, treatments, and outcomes were analyzed on 105,388 patient records according to gender."
"Women accounted for 52% of these admissions and were older than men (74.5 versus 70.1 years,) and more commonly had preserved left ventricular function (51% versus 28%)," noted M. Galvao and colleagues of Montefiore Medical Center in the...
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