Sex-Related Differences in Response to Global Ischemic Insult and Treatment

  • J. G. Wigginton
  • P. E. Pepe
  • A. H. Idris
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There are obvious anatomical, physical, and genetic differences between men and women that have always been a central focus of human life. Such differences have become the target of humor, politics, and legal issues and many other aspects of the human experience. At the same time, though receiving less notoriety, there are also striking sex-related differences in the presentation, outcomes, and responses to many disease processes and therapies.


Cardiac Arrest Intensive Care Unit Admission Neurological Outcome Spontaneous Circulation Global Cerebral Ischemia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. G. Wigginton
    • 1
  • P. E. Pepe
    • 2
  • A. H. Idris
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery and Emergency MedicineUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallas
  2. 2.Department of Emergency MedicineUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA

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