Procedural Differences Between Men and Women: A How-to for Devices (Part I)

Published: 27 Oct 2021

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In this video, Dr Elaine Y Wan (Columbia University, New York, NY, US) moderates a discussion with Dr Andrea Russo (Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey, US), Dr Yong-Mei Cha (Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, MN, US) and Dr Tina Baykaner (Stanford University, Stanford, CA, US) where they discuss the procedural differences between men and women in device implantation. 

In the first part of this two-part series, Dr Wan outlines the anatomical differences in female and male patients that must be considered when implanting cardiac devices, and the panel discuss the key questions associated with preop and intraop device implantation in female patients.