Thromboembolism during hormone therapy in Japanese women.

@article{Adachi2005ThromboembolismDH,
  title={Thromboembolism during hormone therapy in Japanese women.},
  author={Tomoko Adachi and Shoichi Sakamoto},
  journal={Seminars in thrombosis and hemostasis},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={272-80}
}
Japanese women are unaccustomed to taking hormone therapies such as oral contraceptives (OCs) and hormone replacement therapy (HRT); therefore, there are few studies associated with hormone treatment in Japan. This study focused on evaluating thromboembolism during hormone therapy in Japanese women. In February 2002, we mailed questionnaires regarding the monthly average number of patients who had received prescriptions for OCs and HRT, and the incidence of arterial and venous thromboemboli… CONTINUE READING