Vol 56, No 6 (2005)
Review paper
Published online: 2006-06-26

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HRT in 2006

Piotr Skałba
Endokrynol Pol 2005;56(6):952-955.


According to present terminology, the name: hormonal replacement therapy (as the use of ovarian hormones in postmenopausal women) is replaced by the systemic estrogen therapy (ET) and combined combined estrogen-progestogen therapy (EPT). Treatment with estrogen and progestagens in this period of women’s life is accepted intervention only when the strict defined conditions of this therapy are maintained. This paper introduces present rules of the use of systemic ET and EPT according to statements of experts who are interested of menopausal women’ treatment.

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