Outcomes of percutaneous and surgical revascularization in women

Prog Cardiovasc Dis. Jan-Feb 2004;46(4):305-19. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2003.08.004.


There are gender-related differences both in the natural history of coronary artery disease (CAD) and in the response to revascularization strategies of patients with CAD. This paper reviews the specific pathophysiology of CAD in women as it influences outcome and current interventional and surgical treatment modalities and outcomes for stable and unstable coronary artery syndromes.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Coronary Care Units
  • Coronary Disease / pathology
  • Coronary Disease / physiopathology*
  • Coronary Disease / surgery
  • Coronary Disease / therapy*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Myocardial Infarction / drug therapy
  • Myocardial Revascularization*
  • Stents
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Ultrasonography, Interventional