V.V. Bugaenko. Gender-specific features of the diagnosis, course and treatment of coronary heart disease.

The article presents data on clinical manifestations and course of the coronary heart disease (CHD) in women. The the data regarding incidence of false-positive stress tests and features of the coronary artery lesions are provided. The detailed analysis of gender differences in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of acetylsalicylic acid, beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers, statins and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors is included. The results of the primary and secondary prevention of CHD, as well as long-term follow-up show gender features of CHD.

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