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Contemporary Guidance On Diagnostic Testing Of Women With Suspected IHD

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Role of Noninvasive Testing in the Clinical Evaluation of Women With Suspected Ischemic Heart Disease


  • Under-treatment and under-testing in women lead to increased complications and to higher case fatalities.
  • Atherosclerotic coronary artery (CAD) disease continues to be underrecognized and underdiagnosed in women, contributing to the high mortality
  • of CAD in women. 
  • This statement provides modern evidence to assist in identifying the appropriate female candidates for diagnostic testing.

    Read the full article in Circulation
    [published online ahead of print June 16, 2014]. Circulation. doi: 10.1161/CIR.0000000000000061.

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Posted by Stacy AHA Science on Jun 16, 2014 8:53 PM America/Chicago

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