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OBJECTIVE To measure the thickness of the individual layers (externa, media, intima) of the carotid artery in two groups of postmenopausal women. METHODS A high resolution ultrasound (25-MHz Osteoson DIII Minhorst) was used to assess the distal end of the common carotid artery. Forty-six women were on hormone replacement therapy (Premarin 0.625 mg and(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the intervertebral disc height in postmenopausal women with osteoporotic vertebral fractures. METHODS A total of 203 women were recruited from a bone densitometer directory. The disc heights measured were those between the 12th thoracic and 3rd lumbar vertebrae. The discs were assigned the symbols D, whereby D(1) refers to the disc(More)
Ever since Professor William T. Creasman suggested the use of hormone replacement therapy in breast cancer survivors in the early 1980s, interest in this field has been guarded but present. Prescribing HRT to breast cancer survivors was initially thought of as being outrageous. Yet even then with experience in HRT spanning a good three decades, and with the(More)
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