Effects of estrogens and progestins on the biochemistry and morphology of the postmenopausal endometrium.

@article{Whitehead1981EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of estrogens and progestins on the biochemistry and morphology of the postmenopausal endometrium.},
  author={M. Whitehead and Phillip T Townsend and J. Pryse-davies and T. Ryder and R. King},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1981},
  volume={305 27},
  pages={
          1599-605
        }
}
  • M. Whitehead, Phillip T Townsend, +2 authors R. King
  • Published 1981
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • To study the effects of exogenous estrogens on the postmenopausal endometrium, and to determine the time course and minimum dosage of added progestins necessary to oppose estrogen stimulation, we obtained endometrial specimens from symptomatic postmenopausal women being treated with various preparations of estrogens and progestins. Morphologic changes were assessed with light and electron microscopy, and biochemical effects through measurement of DNA synthesis, estradiol and progesterone… CONTINUE READING
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