Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics 2013.pdfThe resources listed below are just some of the convincing statistics, articles and personal testimonies illustrating why WIN is such an important effort. Should you have any questions about the information below, please contact WIN Director Rebecca Ortega at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Letter from Carlo DiMario: Why so few women in interventional cardiology?
Past EAPCI President explains why he is concerned that the quality of interventional cardiology will suffer from the exclusion of the majority of future medical school graduates, who are bound to be women.
2. MedScape 2011 Physician Compensation Report
Female cardiologists in the U.S. earn markedly lower salaries than their male counterparts (median of $249,000 compared to $340,000).
3. JAMA 2012 Gender Differences in the Salaries of Physician Researchers
4. Number of female interventional cardiologists is on the rise but still a meager 10%
1. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics: 2013 Update
This report from the American Heart Association details the latest findings on prevelance and risk.
2. WIN White Paper: New Report and Survey Findings Highlighting Why More Women Die From Heart Disease Than Men
Interventional Cardiologists Emphasize Gap in CVD Treatment and Research for Women
3. Peripheral Arterial Disease Affects More Women Than Men: “A Call to Action: Women and Peripheral Artery Disease”
American Heart Association's Statement on PAD - more physician and public education recommended.
4. Association of Age and Sex with Myocardio Infarction (MI) Symptom Presentation and In-Hospital Mortality
Female MI Patients Less Likely to Present with Chest Pain - The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
5. Associations with Pregnancy Complications with Calculated Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Pregnancy Complications Increase CVD Risk by 30% - AHA Circulation Journal
6. Women, Bleeding and Coronary Intervention
Women still experience more bleeding and major complications than men, though incidents are going down for both sexes
1. Women's Health Research: Progress, Pitfalls and Promise
Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report
2. Draft Guidance - Evaluation of Sex Differences in Medical Device Clinical Studies
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues guidance to medical device manufacturers outlining agency recommendations for designing and conducting device clinical studies that may enhance the enrollment of women in such studies.
3. Treatment Strategies for Women with Coronary Artery Disease
Agengy for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) - August, 2012
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Foundation, 1100 17th Street NW, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20036
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