The effect of oestrogen dose and progestogen type on haemostatic changes in women taking low dose oral contraceptives.

@article{Norris1996TheEO,
  title={The effect of oestrogen dose and progestogen type on haemostatic changes in women taking low dose oral contraceptives.},
  author={Lucy A Norris and John Bonnar},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1996},
  volume={103 3},
  pages={261-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of oestrogen dose and progestogen type on the coagulation and fibrinolytic systems of a group of normal healthy women taking three different oral contraceptive combinations. DESIGN Plasma levels of factor VII, X, antithrombin III, protein C, fibrinogen, tissue plasminogen activator activity, plasminogen activator inhibitor I antigen and fibrin (D-dimer) degradation products were measured at pretreatment, 6, 14, 22 weeks of treatment and at 6 weeks post… CONTINUE READING