“Cardiovascular health and gynecological health: close links”


MAINTENANCE – Cardiologist and vascular doctor at the University Hospital of Lille, the Pr Claire Mounier-Véhier explains the importance of offering a consultation that addresses these two aspects of women’s health.

The Pr Claire Mounier-Véhier is a cardiologist and vascular doctor at the University Hospital of Lille. With business leader Thierry Drilhon, she co-created the Agir pour le cœur des femmes foundation, whose flagship project is a medical bus offering combined screening in cardiovascular medicine and gynecology to women in vulnerable situations, thanks to volunteer caregivers. Launched in September, this initiative, which has already passed through 5 cities in France, is accompanied by a scientific study, the first results of which were presented at the beginning of March. Eleven new stages are planned, starting with Privas from March 23 to 25 and La Rochelle from April 6 to 8.

LE FIGARO. – What is the point of offering a consultation that addresses both the gynecological health and the cardiovascular health of the patient?

Pr Claire MOUNIER-VEHIER. – There is a synergistic effect between these two aspects of women’s health. For example, having had your period before the age of 11 or after the age of 15 is associated…

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