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Cardiac Symptoms in Women and Men

Mady Moriel, MD1; Natalie Gavrielov-Yusim, MS1; Shmuel Gottlieb, MD1,2
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1Department of Cardiology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
2Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(20):1929. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9788.
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To the Editor We read with great interest the Research Letter by Kreatsoulas et al,1 who have shown that by mapping symptoms along a continuum, angina-type symptoms are remarkably similar among women and men with stable obstructive coronary artery disease and are most likely to be chest pain, pressure, and tightness. In her Editor’s Note, Redberg2(p752) addressed that “these findings should be a great relief to many women who have been concerned that they could be having a myocardial infarction unbeknownst to them because they would not get the typical warning symptoms of chest pain.”


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November 11, 2013
Catherine Kreatsoulas, PhD; James L. Velianou, MD; Sonia S. Anand, MD, PhD
1Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
2Interventional Cardiology, Hamilton Health Science, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
3Department of Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Chanchlani Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(20):1929-1930. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.9758.
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