Hormones and venous thromboembolism among postmenopausal women

@article{Scarabin2014HormonesAV,
  title={Hormones and venous thromboembolism among postmenopausal women},
  author={Pierre-Yves Scarabin},
  journal={Climacteric},
  year={2014},
  volume={17},
  pages={34 - 37}
}
  • P. Scarabin
  • Published 15 November 2014
  • Medicine
  • Climacteric
Abstract Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common and potentially fatal disease in postmenopausal women. VTE has emerged as the most prevalent adverse effect of oral estrogens in 50–60-year-old women. Obesity and VTE history can be easily used to identify women at high risk but genetic screening is not cost-effective. Based on consistent biological and epidemiological findings, transdermal estrogen is the safest option with respect to VTE, especially in women at high risk. There is strong… 

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