Minor gland and whole saliva in postmenopausal women using a low potency oestrogen (oestriol).

@article{Eliasson2003MinorGA,
  title={Minor gland and whole saliva in postmenopausal women using a low potency oestrogen (oestriol).},
  author={Lars Eliasson and Anette Carl{\'e}n and Merja Laine and Dowen Birkhed},
  journal={Archives of oral biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={48 7},
  pages={511-7}
}
Many women undergo hormone replacement therapy in order to relieve menopausal and postmenopausal symptoms. Oral discomfort is common among these symptoms and studies have shown that the stimulated whole saliva flow rate is increased after combined oestradiol and progesterone replacement therapy. There is, however, no data regarding the effect of other oestrogens or of oestrogen alone on whole and minor gland saliva. In the present study, the flow rate from minor salivary glands (buccal, labial… CONTINUE READING

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