Changes in carotid artery intima media thickness (CIMT) in menopausal women during 4 years of estrogen or placebo treatment: preliminary, blinded results from the kronos early estrogen prevention study (KEEPS)
Harman S Mitchell
Objectives: 1) to assess the prevalence of osteoporosis risk factors in Spanish menopausal women; 2) to detect medical and lifestyle risk factor differences between perimenopausal and postmenopausal women; 3) to identify the main factors responsible for osteoporosis.
Methods: Cross-sectional descriptive study encompassing women aged 45–65 across Spain. more
The aim of the study was to verify if postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) modify autoantibody titers against oxidized LDL (anti-LDLoxi), against epitopes of oxidized apolipoprotein B100 and common carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) in these women. more