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Transdermal and oral hormone replacement therapy and the risk of stroke: a nested case-control study.

Authors
  • Renoux, Christel
  • Dell'aniello, Sophie
  • Garbe, Edeltraut
  • Suissa, Samy
Type
Published Article
Journal
BMJ
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2010
Volume
340
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.c2519
PMID: 20525678
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The use of transdermal HRT containing low doses of oestrogen does not seem to increase the risk of stroke. The presence of residual confounding, however, cannot be entirely excluded in the interpretation of this finding.

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