No association of menopause and hormone replacement therapy with carotid artery intima-media thickness. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study Investigators.

@article{Nabulsi1996NoAO,
  title={No association of menopause and hormone replacement therapy with carotid artery intima-media thickness. Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study Investigators.},
  author={Azmi A Nabulsi and Aaron R Folsom and Moys{\'e}s Szklo and Adrian White and Millicent Higgins and Gerardo Heiss},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1996},
  volume={94 8},
  pages={1857-63}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of death in older women. Information on the relation of menopause and hormone replacement therapy with carotid atherosclerosis is limited. METHODS AND RESULTS We examined cross-sectionally the association of menopausal status, years since last menstruation, and hormone replacement therapy status with carotid artery intima-media thickness as determined by B-mode ultrasound. Female participants (n = 5436) in the Atherosclerosis Risk in… CONTINUE READING