C Noel Bairey Merz (Director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, CA, USA) discusses the unmet needs in women’s cardiovascular health, including low survival rates following a heart attack and improving the enrolment of women in clinical trials.
Speaker’s disclosures: C Noel Bairey Merz has received honoraria and consultancy fees from ACRWH (NIH advisory council), NIH-CASE (grant review study section), book honoraria from Springer International and Decision Support in Medicine LLC and is a board director for iRhythm. She has also received honoraria and consultancy fees to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from American College of OB-GYN, Atlantic Health System, Abbott Diagnostics, American College of Cardiology, Cardio NAH Health System, Expert Exchange, INOVA, George Washington University, Med Ed, Northwestern, Pri-Med, Oklahoma Chapter of the American College of Cardiology, Renown Health System, Reno, San Diego Heart Institute, Society of Vascular Medicine, St Francis Medical Center, Hartford, University of Minnesota, UCSF, University of Capetown, University of Colorado.
- What are the major unmet needs in women’s cardiovascular health? (0:09)
- What reasons have been identified for the lower heart attack survival rates in women compared to men? (0:55)
- How can we improve the enrolment of women in clinical trials? (2:07)
- What treatment options are available for women with ischemia with no obstructive coronary artery disease? (4:30)
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