Unravelling the cardioprotective mechanism of action of estrogens.

  title={Unravelling the cardioprotective mechanism of action of estrogens.},
  author={Johannes Albertus Moolman},
  journal={Cardiovascular research},
  volume={69 4},
Cardiovascular diseases are the major cause of morbidity and mortality in the developed world, and are increasing in significance in the developing world. Elucidation of the mechanisms involved in preventing the development of coronary artery disease and protecting the myocardium against the deleterious consequences of myocardial ischaemia therefore stays an important research goal. The sex hormone estrogen has received increased attention for its ability to exert cardioprotective effects… CONTINUE READING


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