Conundrum over women patients with ACS

Women presenting with ACS at a large Melbourne hospital were less likely than men to receive intervention, but why this should be the case remains unclear, a study shows.

While the likelihood of receiving angiography did not differ between the sexes, the chances of having an angioplasty stent following a diagnosis of STEMI was 39% lower in women than in men.

Women with a diagnosis of STEMI were also 66% less likely than