Heart Failure in Women Due to Hypertensive Heart Disease.
Heart Fail Clin
Heart failure (HF) is a significant cause of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality for women in the United States. There are clear sex-specific differences between men and women in etiology, disease progression, and outcomes. HF with preserved ejection fraction is the most common type of HF in women, with hypertensive heart disease playing a pivotal role in its etiology. The Practice Guidelines do not endorse sex-specific recommendations for standard medical therapy of HF management. Women are underrepresented in HF clinical trials, leading to a lacking evidence base supporting sex-specific therapy. Further studies are needed to evaluate targeted HF therapies in women.
Women & Children
Ballard-Hernandez, Jennifer and Itchhaporia, Dipti, "Heart Failure in Women Due to Hypertensive Heart Disease." (2019). Articles, Abstracts, and Reports. 2176.