The Heart of Women's Cardiac Care

June 2011
HealthLeaders Magazine;Jun2011, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p38
The article discusses efforts essential to success of women's cardiac care. A gender-based approach, focusing on prevention and comprehensive evaluation of heart diseases among women like microvascular angina, is said to be necessary. Robotic heart surgery, a minimally invasive procedure, has attracted more women patients since it results in reduced scarring and pain and quicker return to normal life. Hospitals in the U.S. are working to improve women education programs designed to help women recognize potential cardiac illnesses. INSET: TYPICAL FOR WHOM? ASSESSING THE DATA.


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