Effect of Hormone Replacement Therapy on Aortic Function

Apgar, Barbara
November 1996
American Family Physician;11/1/1996, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p2078
Academic Journal
Presents a summary of the article `Effects of estrogen and progestin on aortic size and compliance in postmenopausal women,' by G.D. Giraud, et al from `American Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology' dated 1996. Methodology of the study; Findings of the study; Speculation on the effect of hormone replacement therapy on aortic function.


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