Oestrogen treatment to reduce the adult height of tall girls: long-term effects on fertility.

@article{Venn2004OestrogenTT,
  title={Oestrogen treatment to reduce the adult height of tall girls: long-term effects on fertility.},
  author={Alison J Venn and Fiona Bruinsma and George Arthur Werther and Priscilla Pyett and Donna Baird and Penelope Jones and Jo-Anne Rayner and Judith M Lumley},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2004},
  volume={364 9444},
  pages={1513-8}
}
BACKGROUND Treatment with oestrogen to reduce the adult height of tall girls has been available since the 1950s. We undertook a retrospective cohort study to assess the long-term effects of this treatment on fertility. METHODS Eligible participants were identified from the records of Australian paediatric endocrinologists who assessed tall girls from 1959 to 1993, and from self-referrals. Individuals included girls who had received oestrogen treatment (diethylstilboestrol or ethinyl… CONTINUE READING