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The impact of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) on cardiac structure and function: Insights from the UK Biobank imaging enhancement study

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Background

The effect of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT)±previously known as hormone replacement therapy±on cardiovascular health remains unclear and controversial. This cross-sectional study examined the impact of MHT on left ventricular (LV) and left atrial (LA) structure and function, alterations in which are markers of subclinical cardiovascular disease, in a population-based cohort.

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Post-menopausal women who had never used MHT and those who had used ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0194015

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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
3
Article number:
e0194015
Publication date:
2018-03-08
Acceptance date:
2018-02-22
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
29518141
Source identifiers:
828590
Language:
English
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pubs:828590
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uuid:572468ba-ef79-4e93-875b-61bb76ace373
Local pid:
pubs:828590
Deposit date:
2018-10-18

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