Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in women: A call to action

Academic Article


  • In this issue, Vittinghoff and colleagues analyze data from the Heart and Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study to identify risk factors for myocardial infarction and death from coronary heart disease and describe the participants' use of secondary prevention strategies. The most striking aspect of this analysis is the alarming underuse of proven therapies for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease in women.
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  • ACP journal club  Journal
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    Author List

  • Miller AP; Oparil S
  • Start Page

  • 150
  • End Page

  • 151
  • Volume

  • 138
  • Issue

  • 2