Patel A, Vishwanathan S, Nair T, Bahuleyan CG, Jayaprakash VL, Baldridge A, Huffman MD, Prabhakaran D, Mohanan PP. Sex Differences in the Presentation, Diagnosis, and Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes: Findings From the Kerala-India ACS Registry. Global heart. 2015 Dec;10(10). 273-80. PMID: 26410401 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4863596 NIHMSID: NIHMS784181.
Previous literature from high-income countries has repeatedly shown sex differences in the presentation, diagnosis, and management of acute coronary syndromes (ACS), with women having atypical presentations and undergoing less aggressive diagnostic and therapeutic measures. However, much less data exist evaluating sex differences in ACS in India.