Associations of postmenopausal estrogen use with cardiovascular disease and its risk factors in older women. The CHS Collaborative Research Group.

@article{Manolio1993AssociationsOP,
  title={Associations of postmenopausal estrogen use with cardiovascular disease and its risk factors in older women. The CHS Collaborative Research Group.},
  author={Teri Manolio and Curt D. Furberg and Lynn R Shemanski and Bruce M. Psaty and Daniel H. O'Leary and Russell P Tracy and Trudy L Bush},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1993},
  volume={88 5 Pt 1},
  pages={2163-71}
}
BACKGROUND Postmenopausal estrogen replacement therapy has been associated with favorable levels of cardiovascular disease risk factors, but these associations and the relations between estrogen use and subclinical disease have not been examined in large samples of older women. METHODS AND RESULTS Present and past estrogen use was ascertained in 2955 women > or = 65 years old in the Cardiovascular Health Study, a study of risk factors for coronary heart disease and stroke in the elderly… CONTINUE READING
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