Study finds gender disparities in cardiovascular care

05/5/2011 | HealthDay News

A HealthGrades study of more than 5 million Medicare patients found 33.5% of women who suffered heart attacks received a surgical intervention, compared with 45.6% of men, and women who got heart surgery or angioplasty had a 30% higher mortality rate than men. Women treated at hospitals noted for providing quality women's care had a 40% lower risk of death for nine cardiac, pulmonary and vascular diagnoses, compared with those at lower-rated facilities.

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