Increased risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism during hormone replacement therapy--results of the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled estrogen in venous thromboembolism trial (EVTET).

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Recent observational studies suggest a 2-4 fold increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in women taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT). The present study was started before publication of these studies, and the aim was to determine if HRT alters the risk of VTE in high risk women. The study was a randomized. double-blind, and placebo-controlled… (More)

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