Cardiovascular diseases in women: the heart of the matter

It was 4 am one winter night on call when I got paged: “Youngish diabetic female, mid-thirties, chest pain for a few hours. Unremarkable ECG. Let me send troponins and see. Doesn’t seem cardiac.” “Doesn’t seem cardiac” Dismissed, just like that, because she was young, and because she was a woman. A proper listen to … Read more