Effect of lifestyle factors and hormone therapy on heart function by serial echocardiography in postmenopausal women.

Abstract

BACKGROUND There is conflicting information on the effects of oestrogen on the heart in women, especially those using postmenopausal hormone therapy. Whilst some studies reported a beneficial effect, others showed adverse outcomes. The interplay of lifestyle factors and type/timing of therapy remains to be clarified. AIM The aim of this study was to… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2009.01112.x

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@article{Khoo2010EffectOL, title={Effect of lifestyle factors and hormone therapy on heart function by serial echocardiography in postmenopausal women.}, author={Soo Keat Khoo and Sheila M O'Neill and Gregory Malcolm Scalia and Lee Tripcony}, journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology}, year={2010}, volume={50 1}, pages={87-92} }