Effects of conventional or lower doses of hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women.

Authors: Koh KK, Shin MS, Sakuma I, Ahn JY, Jin DK, Kim HS, Kim DS, Han SH, Chung W-J, Shin EK.

Publication Year: 2004

Citation: Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2004; 24:1516-21.

Progesterone together with lower dose conjugated equine estrogens (CEE) had comparable beneficial effects to conventional high dose CEE on flow mediated dilation, high density lipoproteins, and triglycerides, which may suggest that peripheral vascular function in postmenopausal women is markedly improved by direct actions on the vascular wall.