Menopausal bone loss in long-term users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate contraception.

@article{Cundy2002MenopausalBL,
  title={Menopausal bone loss in long-term users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate contraception.},
  author={T. F. Cundy and Jillian Cornish and Helen M Roberts and Ian R Reid},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2002},
  volume={186 5},
  pages={978-83}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the rate of early postmenopausal bone loss in women who had used depot medroxyprogesterone acetate contraception through to menopause. STUDY DESIGN Bone mineral density at the lumbar spine and femoral neck was assessed prospectively over 3 years in 15 women who reached a natural menopause and who did not undergo hormone replacement therapy and in 16 long-term users of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate who discontinued depot… CONTINUE READING

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