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Boston Scientific Welcomes Publication of Gender Data Highlighting Benefits Women Receive From CRT-Ds
Date:2/8/2011

NATICK, Mass., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today welcomed the publication of a sub-analysis of the MADIT-CRT trial data in the current issue of the Journal of American College of Cardiology that showed women received a greater clinical benefit from cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-Ds) than men.

The sub-analysis demonstrated that both men and women experienced significant benefit from cardiac resynchronization therapy.  However, women experienced a 70 percent reduction in heart failure events compared to a 35 percent reduction for men.  Additional analysis demonstrated that women with asymptomatic or mild heart failure experienced a 72 percent reduction in all-cause mortality.

"CRT-D therapy has historically been underutilized in women compared to men with the same severity of heart disease," said Kenneth Stein, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, CRM, for Boston Scientific's Cardiology, Rhythm and Vascular Group.  "Boston Scientific believes that all patients, regardless of gender, should have equal access to high-quality cardiovascular care.  We believe these findings will help draw attention to the benefits of CRT-D treatment for women, and therefore help reduce treatment disparities between women and men."

A number of factors may have contributed to women experiencing a greater CRT-D benefit than men:

  • MADIT-CRT found that Left Bundle Branch Block (LBBB) is an objective discriminator for a positive response to CRT and women in the trial were more likely than men to have LBBB.  
  • CRT-D therapy is designed to improve the heart's overall pumping ability and women are more likely than men to have non-ischemic heart disease(1).  Conversely, men are more likely to have ischemic heart disease (also known as coronary artery disease),
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