Menopausal hormone therapy and gallbladder disease: the Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP).

@article{Schwarz2007MenopausalHT,
  title={Menopausal hormone therapy and gallbladder disease: the Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP).},
  author={Sabine L Schwarz and Henry V{\"o}lzke and Sebastian E. Baumeister and Jochen Hampe and Martina D{\"o}ren},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2007},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={51-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Several studies suggest that oral menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is associated with an increased risk of gallbladder disease. It has been hypothesized that nonoral MHT may reduce the risk of cholelithiasis. The objective of the present study was to analyse the association between (1) use of life-time MHT (ever use) and gallbladder disease and (2) nonoral use of MHT and gallbladder disease. DESIGN Cross-sectional study using population-based data from the Study of Health in… CONTINUE READING

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