Pilot study on the effect of estrogen replacement therapy on brain dopamine transporter availability in healthy, postmenopausal women Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Membrane Glycoproteins
  • Membrane Transport Proteins
  • Nerve Tissue Proteins
  • Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon

abstract

  • Short-term administration of ERT in postmenopausal women is associated with a modest increase in DAT in the putamen. These findings may further the understanding of how ERT is associated with improvement in Parkinson's disease and late-onset schizophrenia.

publication date

  • January 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 15545330

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 621

end page

  • 30

volume

  • 12

number

  • 6