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Special Go Red For Women Articles From Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality And Outcomes


2015 Go Red for Women® Articles

Circulation: Cardiovascular
Quality and Outcomes

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Go Red for Women® Articles for 2015

February is Go Red for Women® month, and in recognition of this theme, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes announces the publication of a collection of studies focusing on women's health. The Editor's Perspective introduces the collection and provides a brief overview of some of the historical and future challenges facing clinical researchers interested in a better understanding of women's cardiovascular health.

Editor's Perspective
Women in Clinical Research: What We Need for Progress
Emily M. Bucholz, MPH; Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM
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Original Articles
Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Women Versus Men Observational Comparative Effectiveness Study From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry
Robbert Zusterzeel, MD, et al.
Abstract | PDF

Does Sex Affect Anticoagulant Use for Stroke Prevention in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation? The Prospective Global Anticoagulant Registry in the FIELD-Atrial Fibrillation
Gregory Y.H. Lip, MD, et al.
Abstract  | PDF

Sex Is Associated With Differences in Individual Trajectories of Change in Social Health After Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator
Sandra B. Lauck, PhD, et al.
Abstract | PDF

Symptom Recognition and Healthcare Experiences of Young Women With Acute Myocardial Infarction
Judith H. Lichtman, PhD, MPH, et al.
Abstract | PDF

Characteristics and Outcomes of Women Veterans Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization in the Veterans Affairs Healthcare System: Insights from the VA CART Program
Melinda B. Davis, MD, et al.
Abstract | PDF

Cardiovascular Perspectives
How the American Heart Association Helped Change Women’s Heart Health
Nancy Brown, BS
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Plugging the Leaking Pipeline: Why Men Have a Stake in the Recruitment and Retention of Women in Cardiovascular Medicine and Research
Donna K. Arnett, PhD
PDF

Frailty, Thy Name Is Woman: Syndrome of Women With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction
Dawn M. Pedrotty, MD, PhD; Mariell Jessup, MD
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Difference or Disparity: Will Big Data Improve Our Understanding of Sex and Cardiovascular Disease?
Karen E. Joynt, MD, MPH, et al.
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Sex Differences in the Care of Patients With Advanced Heart Failure
Jennifer L. Cook, MD, et al.
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Women are generally underrepresented in heart disease research and doctors lack information on their symptoms and responses to treatment.

Read more about women’s heart disease:
http://blog.heart.org/cardiovascular-research-continues-to-show-gender-differences/

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Posted by Stacey Sims on Feb 24, 2015 4:24 PM America/Chicago

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