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Vol 64, No 6 (2006)
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Published online: 2006-06-27
Submitted: 2012-12-28
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Review article
Gender-related differences in the course of ischaemic heart disease in women

Marianna Janion, Anna Polewczyk, Janusz Sielski, Anna Szczukocka
Kardiol Pol 2006;64(6):628-636.

open access

Vol 64, No 6 (2006)
Other
Published online: 2006-06-27
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

Two cases of menopausal age women with acute coronary syndromes are presented. Clinical symptoms and diagnostic tests were similar for women and for men. Gender differences in angiographic lesion pathophysiology were found. The substrate for thrombosis in women was probably plaque erosion.

Abstract

Two cases of menopausal age women with acute coronary syndromes are presented. Clinical symptoms and diagnostic tests were similar for women and for men. Gender differences in angiographic lesion pathophysiology were found. The substrate for thrombosis in women was probably plaque erosion.
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Keywords

acute coronary syndromes; gender differences; plaque erosion

About this article
Title

Review article
Gender-related differences in the course of ischaemic heart disease in women

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 64, No 6 (2006)

Pages

628-636

Published online

2006-06-27

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2006;64(6):628-636.

Keywords

acute coronary syndromes
gender differences
plaque erosion

Authors

Marianna Janion
Anna Polewczyk
Janusz Sielski
Anna Szczukocka

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