Effect of oestrogen replacement therapy on serum lipid profile.

BACKGROUND Oestrogen deficiency in postmenopausal women alters the lipid metabolism unfavourably. AIM To evaluate the effects of oral and transdermal oestrogen replacement therapy (ORT) on serum lipid profile. METHODS Ninety hysterectomised and oophorectomised women were randomised into three equal groups (no hormones; oral conjugated equine oestrogen… CONTINUE READING