Eagle’s Eye View: Why are Women at a Dramatically Lower Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest During Sports Compared to Men?

In this week’s View, Dr. Eagle discusses the incidence of cardiac arrest during sports among women versus men, then looks at a scientific statement from the American Heart Association on atrial fibrillation occurring during acute hospitalization. Finally, Dr. Eagle explores the results reported in the RACING Trial that addressed the use of moderate-intensity statins with ezetimibe vs. high-intensity statins in patients with diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

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Clinical Topics: Acute Coronary Syndromes, Anticoagulation Management, Arrhythmias and Clinical EP, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiovascular Care Team, Invasive Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, Prevention, Sports and Exercise Cardiology, Vascular Medicine

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