Menopause and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Framingham study.

@article{Kannel1976MenopauseAR,
  title={Menopause and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Framingham study.},
  author={William Bernard Kannel and M C Hjortland and Patricia Mannix Mcnamara and Tavia Gordon},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1976},
  volume={85 4},
  pages={447-52}
}
The relation of menopause to cardiovascular disease incidence was examined in women less than 55 years old from the cohort of 2873 women in the initial Framingham examination. Although the number of person-years of experience during the 20 years of observation was nearly the same for premenopausal and postmenopausal status, there were only 20 cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING