Is Antihypertensive Therapy Expected to be Different in Postmenopausal Women?
Coronary heart disease remains the most frequent cause of death among women in the United States and other industrialized countries. Early death after myocardial infarction is higher among women than among men. This may be due to the higher frequency of coexisting diseases or higher age, but delayed care may also be a factor since women undergo fewer invasive procedures for the evaluation of chest pain than men [1, 2].
KeywordsBone Mineral Density Coronary Heart Disease Postmenopausal Woman Bone Loss Bone Mineral Content
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