Mortality trends over five decades in adult transgender people receiving hormone treatment: a report from the Amsterdam cohort of gender dysphoria.

@article{deBlok2021MortalityTO,
  title={Mortality trends over five decades in adult transgender people receiving hormone treatment: a report from the Amsterdam cohort of gender dysphoria.},
  author={Christel JM. de Blok and Chantal Maria Wiepjes and Daan M. van Velzen and Annemieke S Staphorsius and Nienke M Nota and Louis J Gooren and Baudewijntje P.C. Kreukels and Martin den Heijer},
  journal={The lancet. Diabetes \& endocrinology},
  year={2021}
}
BACKGROUND Increased mortality in transgender people has been described in earlier studies. Whether this increased mortality is still present over the past decades is unknown. Therefore, we aimed to investigate trends in mortality over five decades in a large cohort of adult transgender people in addition to cause-specific mortality. METHODS We did a retrospective cohort study of adult transgender people who visited the gender identity clinic of Amsterdam University Medical Centre in the… 
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