The effect of short-term estrogen replacement therapy on cognition: a randomized, double-blind, cross-over trial in postmenopausal women.

@article{PoloKantola1998TheEO,
  title={The effect of short-term estrogen replacement therapy on cognition: a randomized, double-blind, cross-over trial in postmenopausal women.},
  author={P{\"a}ivi Polo-Kantola and Raija I Portin and Olli Polo and Hans Y Helenius and Kerttu Irjala and Risto U Erkkola},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1998},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={
          459-66
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of estrogen replacement therapy on cognitive functioning. METHODS The study consisted of two 3-month treatment periods, one with estrogen and one with the placebo, in random order, separated by a 1-month wash-out period. The study group comprised 70 healthy postmenopausal women, aged 47-65 years, with previous hysterectomy. Sixty-two women completed the study. Cognitive speed and accuracy, attention, and memory were evaluated. Serum estradiol (E2) and FSH… CONTINUE READING
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