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Association between gender, process of care measures, and outcomes in ACS in India

India experienced more than 2.3 million deaths in 2008 due to cardiovascular diseases (CVD), and more than half of these deaths (1.3 million) were due to ischemic heart disease [1]. The CREATE registry of over 20,000 ACS patients across 89 centers in India showed that 30-day mortality for patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and for those with non-STEMI (NSTEMI) or unstable angina (UA) are 8.6% and 3.7%, respectively.

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Study draws attention to potential gender disparities in cardiovascular care in India

Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among women in many parts of India, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Andhra Pradesh Rural Health Initiative. Now in a paper published recently in the journal Heart, members of the George Institute for Global… 

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