Hormone replacement therapy use is associated with a lower occurrence of carotid atherosclerotic plaques but not with intima-media thickness progression among postmenopausal women. The vascular aging (EVA) study.
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Jan 01, 2003
These data suggest that HRT use may prevent the development of atherosclerotic plaques in postmenopausal women, especially when estrogens are administered by transdermal route.
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