Long-term effects of percutaneous estrogens and oral progesterone on serum lipoproteins in postmenopausal women.

@article{Jensen1987LongtermEO,
  title={Long-term effects of percutaneous estrogens and oral progesterone on serum lipoproteins in postmenopausal women.},
  author={J{\o}rgen O.T. Jensen and Bente Juul Riis and Vegard Str{\o}m and Lisbeth Nilas and Claus Christiansen},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1987},
  volume={156 1},
  pages={
          66-71
        }
}
Serum lipids and lipoproteins were examined in a group of 45 healthy postmenopausal women who were treated for 2 years with either 3 mg of percutaneous estradiol (n = 20) or placebo (n = 25). Percutaneous estradiol was given alone during the first year of treatment and in combination with oral micronized progesterone (200 mg) for 12 days of each cycle during the second year. The women were examined every 3 months throughout the 2 years. Percutaneous estrogen therapy significantly reduced total… CONTINUE READING
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