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Sex Differences in Thoracic Aortic Disease: A Review of the Literature and a Call to Action

Thursday, August 20, 2020

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Source Name: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery


Jennifer Chung, MD, MSC, Thais Coutinho, MD, Michael W.A. Chu, MD, MEd, Maral Ouzounian, MD, PhD

This succinct article reviews the contemporary literature regarding sex differences in thoracic aortic disease including the epidemiology, biology, natural history, surgical management and outcomes. Furthermore, the authors propose explanations for the observed differences and puts out a call to action to close the gender gap in sex differences in thoracic aortic disease. 

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