SOURCE: MedPage Today
DATE: February 9, 2012
EXCERPT: "Women are at greater risk of complications and are less likely to receive appropriate shocks from their implantable cardioverter-defibrillators than men, researchers found." more
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Macfadden DR, Crystal E, Krahn AD, Mangat I, Healey JS, Dorian P, Birnie D, Simpson CS, Khaykin Y, Pinter A, Nanthakumar K, Calzavara AJ, Austin PC, Tu JV, Lee DS. Sex differences in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator outcomes: findings from a prospective defibrillator database. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Feb 7;156(3):195-203.
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