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Ischemic Heart Disease


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Treatment Strategies for Women With Coronary Artery Disease [Internet]. Dolor RJ, Melloni C, Chatterjee R, et al. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2012 Aug. (Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, No. 66.)

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Journal articles

2012 ACCF/AHA/ACP/AATS/PCNA/SCAI/STS guideline for the diagnosis and management of patients with stable ischemic heart disease: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association task force on practice guidelines, and the American College of Physicians, American Association for Thoracic Surgery, preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Fihn SD, Gardin JM, Abrams J, Berra K, Blankenship JC, Dallas AP, Douglas PS, Foody JM, Gerber TC, Hinderliter AL, King SB, Kligfield PD, Krumholz HM, Kwong RY, Lim MJ, Linderbaum JA, Mack MJ, Munger MA, Prager RL, Sabik JF, Shaw LJ, Sikkema JD, Smith CR, Smith SC, Spertus JA, Williams SV, Anderson JL; American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force. Circulation. 2012 Dec 18;126(25):e354-471.

Association of Race and Sex with Risk of Incident Acute Coronary Heart Disease Events. Safford MM, Brown TM, Muntner PM, Durant RW, Glasser S, Halanych JH, Shikany JM, Prineas RJ, Samdarshi T, Bittner VA, Lewis CE, Gamboa C, Cushman M, Howard V, Howard G; REGARDS Investigators. JAMA. 2012 Nov 7;308(17):1768-74.

Gender Differences in the Pathophysiology, Clinical Presentation, and Outcomes of Ischemic Heart Failure. Dunlay SM, Roger VL. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2012 Dec;9(4):267-76.

Ischaemic Heart Disease in Women: Are there Sex Differences in Pathophysiology and risk factors? Position Paper from the Working Group on Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation of the European Society of Cardiology. Vaccarino V, Badimon L, Corti R, de Wit C, Dorobantu M, Hall A, Koller A, Marzilli M, Pries A, Bugiardini R; Working Group on Coronary Pathophysiology and Microcirculation. Cardiovasc Res. 2011 Apr 1;90(1):9-17.

Myocardial Ischemia in Women: Lessons from the NHLBI WISE Study. Gulati M, Shaw LJ, Bairey Merz CN. Clin Cardiol. 2012 Mar;35(3):141-8.

New Insights into Ischemic Heart Disease in Women. Bellasi A, Raggi P, Merz CN, Shaw LJ. Cleve Clin J Med. 2007 Aug;74(8):585-94

Noninvasive Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease in Women: What's Next?
Phillips LM, Mieres JH. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2010 Mar;12(2):147-54.

Women and Ischemic Heart Disease: Evolving Knowledge. Shaw LJ, Bugiardini R, Merz CN. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Oct 20;54(17):1561-75.

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Coronary Artery Disease (Merck Manual Home Edition)

Coronary Artery Disease - Coronary Heart Disease (American Heart Association)

Coronary Heart Disease (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)


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100 Questions & Answers about Heart Attack and Related Cardiac Problems
This book offers practical answers to your questions about causes of heart attacks, heart attack prevention, treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support and much more.

Current Diagnosis and Treatment Cardiology
This book provides concise, clinically focused coverage of the major disease entities and therapeutic challenges in cardiology. It covers all the important management issues in cardiology

Living with Coronary Disease
Helps people of various ages understand what coronary heart disease is and what can be done to prevent it, or at least, delay it for as long as possible. This book offers: details on all the risk factors predisposing to heart disease; practical explanations of what is happening to your heart; and information on how to go about reducing risk.

Women & Heart Disease
This best-selling, updated title, aimed at changing this treatment of women's cardiac issues, covers all aspects of female cardiovascular disease.

Women are Not Small Men: Life-saving Strategies for Preventing and Healing Heart Disease in Women
A guide to preventing and treating heart disease in women that provides information on how a woman's heart differs from a man's, the effects of menopause on the heart, how to avoid common risk factors, and other related topics.

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