The Sex Factor: Better Cardiac Surgery Care for Women
This video explains the sex-based differences between women and men with coronary heart disease, including risk factors, presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes. It also covers how women are underrepresented in cardiovascular research and how we can improve care for women.
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