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Sex difference and factors associated with outcome in patients with sustained ventricular arrhythmias.

Authors
  • Gottfridsson, Christer
  • Nyström, Britta
  • Karlsson, Thomas
  • Herlitz, Johan
  • Edvardsson, Nils
Type
Published Article
Journal
Scandinavian cardiovascular journal : SCJ
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2008
Volume
42
Issue
3
Pages
182–191
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1080/14017430701840333
PMID: 18569950
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The lower proportion of women compared to men being referred for evaluation of sustained ventricular arrhythmias may contribute to the lower number of ICD implants in women. The long-term survival in women and men did not differ significantly.

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