EMAS position statement: Managing the menopause in the context of coronary heart disease

Schenck-Gustafsson K., Brincat M., Erel C. T. , Gambacciani M., Lambrinoudaki I., Moen M. H. , ...Daha Fazla

MATURITAS, cilt.68, sa.1, ss.94-97, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Introduction: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) including coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke is the most common cause of female death. Premenopausal CHD is very rare but when women enter the menopause the incidence of CHD increases markedly. CHD presents 10 years later in women than in men. The reason is still unclear but the protective effects of estrogens have been suggested.