Heart failure in women is different than in men; should treatment be different?

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ABSTRACTWomen with heart failure differ from their male counterparts in a number of ways, including etiology, pattern of cardiac remodeling, and prognosis. They may even respond differently to medical therapy. But until prospective, sex-specific studies show that we should do otherwise, we recommend that women with heart failure be treated the same as men, according to established guidelines.


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