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Conclusions

Unfortunately, all signs indicate that the incidence of heart failure will continue to rise.  In today’s society, people are living longer than ever before. New medical treatments are prolonging lives and saving those who suffer heart attacks or similar cardiac events which can lead to heart failure.

The gender based differences in heart failure cannot be ignored. This modual has provided numerous examples about the importance of gender in heart failure patients. Hopefully this information will raise awareness of these gender based differences in the general population and amongst health care professionals.