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Sep 2018

Female patients 20 per cent more likely to die after coronary heart disease surgery than men

New research has suggested that female patients are a fifth more likely to die after routine surgery for coronary heart disease than men. The research follows a ten year study of over 6.6 million patients who received a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) also known as an angioplasty with stent. This procedure is the most common…

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