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Gender differences in the efficacy of risk factors correction and treatment compliance in patients after acute coronary syndrome

Author(s): A.Y. Efanov | D.F. Nizamova | E.F. Dorodneva | I.V. Medvedev | S.V. Shalaev

Journal: Racionalʹnaâ Farmakoterapiâ v Kardiologii
ISSN 1819-6446

Volume: 7;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 463;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: cardiovascular risk factors | ischemic heart disease | prevention | gender differences | treatment compliance.

Aim. To compare the efficacy of correction of modifiable risk factors for ischemic heart disease (IHD), and treatment compliance within 6 months of observation in group of men and group of women after acute coronary syndrome (ACS).Material and methods. Patients (n=147: 100 men and 47 women) aged under 70 years who underwent ACS were examined. Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and frequency of basic drugs taking were evaluated at baseline and after 6 months. The efficacy of risk factors correction in men was compared with this in women.Results. A general number of patients with effective blood pressure (BP) control as well as patients who reached the target levels of total cholesterol (TC)
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