Persistent osteopenia in ballet dancers with amenorrhea and delayed menarche despite hormone therapy: a longitudinal study.

@article{Warren2003PersistentOI,
  title={Persistent osteopenia in ballet dancers with amenorrhea and delayed menarche despite hormone therapy: a longitudinal study.},
  author={Michelle P. Warren and J Brooks-gunn and Richard P Fox and Claire C Holderness and Emily P. Hyle and William G. Hamilton and Linda Hamilton},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2003},
  volume={80 2},
  pages={398-404}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of estrogen deprivation and replacement in amenorrheic and nonamenorrheic dancers on hormone therapy and calcium. DESIGN Clinical, placebo-controlled, randomized trial study.Healthy volunteers in an academic research environment. PATIENT(S) Fifty-five dancers (mean age: 22.0 +/- 4.6, age at menarche: 14.7 +/- 2.3 years), including 24 amenorrheics. INTERVENTION(S) Amenorrheics were randomized in a controlled trial to receive placebo or Premarin, 0.625 mg… CONTINUE READING

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