Persistence with oral and transdermal hormone replacement therapy and hospitalisation for cardiovascular outcomes.

@article{Corrao2007PersistenceWO,
  title={Persistence with oral and transdermal hormone replacement therapy and hospitalisation for cardiovascular outcomes.},
  author={Giovanni Corrao and Antonella Zambon and Federica Nicotra and Carla Fornari and Carlo La La Vecchia and Mario Mezzanzanica and Rossella Elena Nappi and Luca Paolo Merlino and Giancarlo Maria Cesana},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2007},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={315-24}
}
BACKGROUND The effect of persistence with transdermal and oral administrations of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on the risk of hospitalisation for cardiovascular disease, and the role of income as potential confounder, were explored in a large population-based cohort study. METHODS Seventy-eight thousand eight hundred and seventy-five women resident in the Italian Lombardy Region aged 45-65 years who received at least one HRT prescription during 1998-2000 were followed until December 2003… CONTINUE READING

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