Cardiovascular risk: differences between men and women

Author/s Roberto Volpe
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2018/1 Language Italian
Pages 8 P. 135-142 File size 243 KB
DOI 10.3280/WE2018-001009
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If the incidence of vascular events in women, at least up to the age of 75, is lower than in men, the mortality rate is higher: in other words, when women are affected by acute heart attack, they have a higher mortality rate than men. and recurrence of heart attacks are also more frequent in women. Therefore, prevention and cardiovascular therapy should also be im-proved (and especially) in women.

Keywords: Gender medicine; cardiovascular risk; mortality; prevention.

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Roberto Volpe, Rischio cardiovascolare: diversità tra uomini e donne in "WELFARE E ERGONOMIA" 1/2018, pp 135-142, DOI: 10.3280/WE2018-001009