Sex differences in characteristics and outcome in acute coronary syndrome patients in the Netherlands

M. E. ten Haaf, M. Bax, J.M. ten Berg, J. Brouwer, Arnoud van 't Hof, R. J. van der Schaaf, P. R. Stella, Richard M. Tjon Joe Gin, P. A. Tonino, A. G. de Vries, F. Zijlstra, E. Boersma, Y. Appelman

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Abstract

BackgroundSex differences in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) have been reported, but little is known about the situation in the Netherlands.MethodsThis registry is amerge of available data on ACS patients in the electronic data capture systems of 11centres with 24/7interventional cardiology services. We included patients >18years undergoing acardiac catheterisation between 2010-2012. We evaluated sex differences in clinical and procedural characteristics and 1-year mortality.ResultsA total of 29,265 ACS patients (8,720 women and 20,545 men) were registered. Women were on average 4.5years older (68.5 vs 63.0 years, p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-271
Number of pages9
JournalNetherlands Heart Journal
Volume27
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2019

Keywords

  • Sex differences
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Registry
  • ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION
  • ARTERY-DISEASE
  • YOUNG-PATIENTS
  • HEART-DISEASE
  • GENDER
  • ST
  • TRENDS
  • AGE
  • REVASCULARIZATION
  • DEFINITION

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