TITLE

Use of postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapy from 1981 to 1997

AUTHOR(S)
Csizmadi, Ilona; Benedetti, Andrea; Boivin, Jean-François; Hanley, James A.; Collet, Jean-Paul; Boivin, Jean-François
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/22/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 2, p187
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
letter
ABSTRACT
Examines the trends in the prevalence of estrogen use by peri- and post-menopausal women in Saskatchewan from 1981 to 1997. Focus on research on the health benefits and risks of estrogen replacement therapy (ERT); Data which indicate that the prevalence of hormone use has been increasing since the 1980s; Studies which have challenged the hypothesis that ERT reduces the risk of coronary artery disease in women with existing heart disease.
ACCESSION #
5955234

 

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