Gender difference of cardiovascular disease is one of the most investigated and still unsolved items. Finding an answer to this, may have important implications for understanding the differences between men and women in atherosclerosis and possibly lead to the development of gender-specific treatment for cardiovascular disease.

Aging, Arterial stiffness, Atherosclerosis, Gender differences
dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.artres.2009.10.186, hdl.handle.net/1765/26977
Artery Research
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Mattace Raso, F.U.S. (2009). Gender differences in arterial structure and function. Are men really from Mars and women from Venus?. Artery Research, 3(4), 148–150. doi:10.1016/j.artres.2009.10.186