Sex differences in the management of acute coronary syndromes in Italy: data from the MANTRA registry

Silvia Zagnoni, Gianni Casella, Maria G. Pallotti, Lucio Gonzini, Maurizio G. Abrignani, Pasquale Caldarola, Giuseppe Romano, Luigi Oltrona Visconti, Marino Scherillo, Giuseppe Di Pasquale

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Abstract

AIMS: Several studies have shown sex differences in acute coronary syndromes (ACS), but their understanding is far from complete. Thus, the study aims to evaluate sex differences in management and outcomes of unselected patients with ACS. METHODS AND RESULTS: From 22 April 2009 to 29 December 2010, 6394 consecutive patients with ACS (44.7% ST-elevation myocardial infarction) were prospectively enrolled and followed for 6 months. Women (N?=?1894, 29.6%) were older, had more comorbidities, and worse clinical presentation than men. Fewer women underwent reperfusion [68.0% women vs. 84.1% men, P?

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Medicine
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Publication statusAccepted/In press - Mar 29 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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