Risk of myocardial infarction, angina and stroke in users of oral contraceptives: an updated analysis of a cohort study.

@article{Mant1998RiskOM,
  title={Risk of myocardial infarction, angina and stroke in users of oral contraceptives: an updated analysis of a cohort study.},
  author={Jonathan Mant and Rosemary Painter and Martin P. Vessey},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1998},
  volume={105 8},
  pages={890-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate risk of myocardial infarction, angina and stroke in users of contraceptive pills compared with users of other methods of contraception. DESIGN Prospective cohort study, with recruitment between 1968 and 1974 and annual follow up until the age of 45 years. After this age, only women who had never used oral contraception or those who had used it for eight or more years continued to be followed up annually until July 1994. SETTING Seventeen family planning clinics in… CONTINUE READING