A recent study examining the association of operator sex with appropriateness and outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) found no significant differences in risk-adjusted in-hospital outcomes between PCIs performed by female versus male interventional cardiologists in the state of Michigan. Female interventional cardiologists more frequently performed PCI rated as appropriate and had a higher likelihood of prescribing guideline-directed medical therapy. 

All authors: Prasanthi Yelavarthy MD; Milan Seth MS; Elizabeth Pielsticker MD; Cindy L, Grines, MD, MSCAI; Claire S. Duvernoy MD; Devraj Sukul MD; and Hitinder S. Gurm MBBS. 


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