Gender and the heart: sex-specific differences in normal anatomy and physiology.

M. J. Legato

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Abstract

Important sex-specific differences in the normal anatomy and physiology of the myocardium exist. It is essential to consider these differences in assessing the meaning of cardiac symptoms in men and women and in constructing strategies for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular illness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-18
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Gender-Specific Medicine
Volume3
Issue number7
StatePublished - Oct 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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