The latest instalment in the gender discordance saga, this one proferred by business/management school academics. I am not convinced that the coarse gender comparison takes into account the size discrepancy in coronary arteries and other, well-known to medical practitioners, anatomico-physiological differences of human genders.
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Female Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients Experience Worse Outcomes When Treated by Male Physicians
August 10, 2018
In Global News: Engineering Lungs, New Australian AFib Guidelines, and Considering Race in Lung Cancer Screening
August 3, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest Renowned former Formula 1 racing champion Niki Lauda recently underwent a lung transplant.
Left Atrial Appendage Resection Can Be Performed Minimally Invasively With Good Clinical and Echocardiographic Outcomes Without Any Severe Risk
July 16, 2018
Inoue and Suematsu report their experience using a minimally invasive approach to left atrial appendage resection. The procedure was performed in 87 patients using an endoscopic linear cutter device, without cardiopulmonary bypass or cardiac arrest.
July 13, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest A 7-year-old girl who received a heart transplant as an infant is now competing in the Canadian Transplant Games, which are underway at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
June 15, 2018
Find it here: The 2018 ISMICS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.
In Global News: Raising Money for Children’s Hearts, Lung Cancer Risk in Former Smokers, and Pacemakers After TAVR
June 8, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest A charity bazaar raised money for a Shanghai Chest Hospital project that offers free heart surgery to children with congenital heart disease in China.
May 25, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest Coal miners in central Appalachia in the US have an increasing incidence of severe black lung disease and an associated increased need for lung transplantation.
In Global News: Botulinum Toxin for AFib, Lung Cancer Screening Still Limited, and Acetaminophen for Kidney Injury in Kids
May 18, 2018
Patient Care Three-dimensional heart models help patients and families understand congenital heart defects at a hospital in Seattle, Washington, USA.
In Global News: Improving Vein Grafts, a Suture-Based Percutaneous Mitral Device, and Donating CT Surgical Equipment
April 27, 2018
In Global News: Nuts for Heart Health, Immunotherapy Prior to NSCLC Surgery, and Treatment for Children With CHD
April 20, 2018
Patient Care The Chinese Red Cross has announced that 25 Afghan children with congenital heart disease will receive free medical treatment in China.