Endogenous sex hormones impact the progression of subclinical atherosclerosis in women during the menopausal transition.

@article{Khoudary2012EndogenousSH,
  title={Endogenous sex hormones impact the progression of subclinical atherosclerosis in women during the menopausal transition.},
  author={Samar R. El Khoudary and Rachel P. Wildman and K. N. Matthews and Rebecca C. Thurston and Joyce T Bromberger and Kim C Sutton-Tyrrell},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2012},
  volume={225 1},
  pages={180-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine whether endogenous sex hormones (estradiol (E2), testosterone (T), sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG), and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)) are longitudinally associated with progression of atherosclerosis among women at midlife. METHODS 249 Pre- or early peri-menopausal women (42-57 years) from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) were followed for up to 9 years (median = 3.7 years) and had up to 5 repeated measures of common carotid intima-media… CONTINUE READING
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