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Progestins

Known as: Synthetic Progestagen, Gestagens, Gestagenic Agents 
Compounds that interact with PROGESTERONE RECEPTORS in target tissues to bring about the effects similar to those of PROGESTERONE. Primary actions of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Abstract Users of clinical practice guidelines and other recommendations need to know how much confidence they can place in the… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Recent randomized clinical trials have suggested that estrogen plus progestin does not confer cardiac protection and… Expand
Review
2003
Review
2003
Besides the natural progestin, progesterone, there are different classes of progestins, such as retroprogesterone (i.e… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Despite decades of accumulated observational evidence, the balance of risks and benefits for hormone use in healthy… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT The Heart and Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study (HERS) found no overall reduction in risk of coronary heart disease… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Context.—Observational studies have found lower rates of coronary heart disease (CHD) in postmenopausal women who take estrogen… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Observational studies have found lower rates of coronary heart disease (CHD) in postmenopausal women who take estrogen… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Estrogen therapy in postmenopausal women has been associated with a decreased risk of heart disease. There is little… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Objective. —To assess pairwise differences between placebo, unopposed estrogen, and each of three estrogen/progestin regimens on… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND The effect of adding progestins to estrogen therapy on the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women is… Expand