Brief report: Coronary heart disease events associated with hormone therapy in younger and older women

@article{Salpeter2006BriefRC,
  title={Brief report: Coronary heart disease events associated with hormone therapy in younger and older women},
  author={Dr. Shelley R. Salpeter and MPH Judith M. E. Walsh and Elizabeth R Greyber and Edwin Salpeter},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={363-366}
}
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of hormone therapy (HT) on coronary heart disease (CHD) events in younger and older postmenopausal women. DESIGN: A comprehensive database search identified randomized-controlled trials of HT of at least 6 months’ duration that reported CHD events, defined as myocardial infarction or cardiac death. MEASUREMENTS: The pooled odds ratios (ORs) for CHD events were reported separately for younger and older women, defined as participants with mean time from menopause… CONTINUE READING