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Does either sex have more propensity toward a certain vascular disease?

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Male/atherosclerosis

This depends on the cause and location of periphral arterial disease.
Most common seen as atherosclerosis in lower extremities and that is more common in men although the outcome in females is worse. So what kind you are asking about ?

In brief: Male/atherosclerosis

This depends on the cause and location of periphral arterial disease.
Most common seen as atherosclerosis in lower extremities and that is more common in men although the outcome in females is worse. So what kind you are asking about ?
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Men

Men seem to get cardiovascular disease sooner than women in general but after menopause, females start to catch up.
Estrogen is protective before menopause.

In brief: Men

Men seem to get cardiovascular disease sooner than women in general but after menopause, females start to catch up.
Estrogen is protective before menopause.
Dr. Kevin Daus
Dr. Kevin Daus
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