Unexplained Chest Pain and Gender


  • Dr. Basmah Safdar
Research in the Yale ED Chest Pain Center aims to better understand the etiology of chest pain and progression of heart disease in men and women; investigate the use of non invasive techniques such as flow mediated dilatation and PET scans to improve our understanding of unexplained chest pain and its link with microvascular dysfunction; and, to study the gender related predictors of future adverse coronary events, poor health status and repeat health service utilization in patients with unexplained chest pain.