Effect of Estrogen Plus Progestin on Stroke in Postmenopausal Women - The Women's Health Initiative: A Randomized Trial Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Estrogens, Conjugated (USP)
  • Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
  • Progesterone Congeners
  • Stroke

abstract

  • Estrogen plus progestin increases the risk of ischemic stroke in generally healthy postmenopausal women. Excess risk for all strokes attributed to estrogen plus progestin appeared to be present in all subgroups of women examined.

publication date

  • May 28, 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jama.289.20.2673

PubMed ID

  • 12771114

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2673

end page

  • 84

volume

  • 289

number

  • 20