Rheumatic heart disease and other valvular disorders in women.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

This chapter has surveyed the known differences between men and women with respect to rheumatic and valvular heart disease. The gender disparities noted are important aspects of the pathophysiology of each of the diseases discussed, such that any complete understanding of their etiology, natural history, and therapeutics should take this variability into account.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Douglas, PS

Published Date

  • 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 259 - 265

PubMed ID

  • 2644035

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0069-0384


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States