The effect of the antiestrogen tamoxifen on bone mineral density in normal late postmenopausal women.

@article{Grey1995TheEO,
  title={The effect of the antiestrogen tamoxifen on bone mineral density in normal late postmenopausal women.},
  author={Andrew Grey and Jeanne Stapleton and Margaret C. Evans and Michele A. Tatnell and R. WOLFNASA Ames and Ian R Reid},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={99 6},
  pages={636-41}
}
PURPOSE To assess the effect of the antiestrogenic agent tamoxifen on bone mineral density in normal late postmenopausal women. METHODS A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was performed with 57 healthy, late postmenopausal women (mean 11 +/- 7 years since menopause). Subjects were assigned to take either tamoxifen 20 mg/d or placebo for 2 years. Total body, lumbar spine, and proximal femoral (femoral neck, Ward's triangle, trochanter) bone mineral densities were measured… CONTINUE READING

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