Myocardial blood flow and flow reserve in response to short-term cyclical hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women.

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OBJECTIVES To measure the effects of combined cyclical hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on myocardial blood flow (MBF) in postmenopausal women at high risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and in women with documented CHD. BACKGROUND Estrogen restores endothelium-dependent vasodilation in response to acetylcholine in postmenopausal women, and it has a… (More)

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@article{Duvernoy2001MyocardialBF, title={Myocardial blood flow and flow reserve in response to short-term cyclical hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women.}, author={Claire Duvernoy and J Rattenhuber and Vanadin Regina Seifert-Klauss and Frank M. Bengel and C. Meyer and Marianne L Schwaiger}, journal={The journal of gender-specific medicine : JGSM : the official journal of the Partnership for Women's Health at Columbia}, year={2001}, volume={4 3}, pages={21-7, 47} }