Interventional cardiology

Women undergoing PCI have a long-term survival advantage despite gender inequity in care

Women undergoing PCI may have a long-term survival advantage over men, and their outcomes could be even better if they received equal, guideline-based care, according to an Australian cardiologist. A review of 54,440 PCI patients showed women had greater overall survival at median follow-up 2.5 years (HR: 0.76, 95% CI: 0.66–0.87, P < 0.001), despite ...

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