The Prevention of Osteoporosis Using Sequential Low-Dose Hormone Replacement Therapy with Estradiol-17β and Dydrogesterone

@article{Lees2001ThePO,
  title={The Prevention of Osteoporosis Using Sequential Low-Dose Hormone Replacement Therapy with Estradiol-17β and Dydrogesterone},
  author={Belinda Lees and J. Court Stevenson},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2001},
  volume={12},
  pages={251-258}
}
Low-dose hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in postmenopausal women may produce fewer side-effects but its efficacy in the prevention of bone loss and osteoporosis is not established. To address this we compared the effect of 1 mg estradiol-17β with a 2 mg dose, in combination with cyclical dydrogesterone, in the prevention of postmenopausal bone loss. We… CONTINUE READING