Drospirenone with 17β-estradiol in the postmenopausal woman with hypertension

@article{White2007DrospirenoneW1,
  title={Drospirenone with 17$\beta$-estradiol in the postmenopausal woman with hypertension},
  author={William B. White},
  journal={Climacteric},
  year={2007},
  volume={10},
  pages={25 - 31}
}
  • W. White
  • Published 1 January 2007
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Climacteric
Hypertension is one of the most important risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease. The prevalence of hypertension increases with age and also after the menopause; therefore, blood pressure monitoring and effective control of elevated blood pressure are very important in postmenopausal women. The knowledge that aldosterone is a dual cardiovascular and endocrine hormone has blurred the once distinct boundary between gynecology and cardiovascular medicine. Aldosterone plays a… 

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