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Vol 56, No 6 (2005)
Review article
Published online: 2006-06-26
Submitted: 2013-02-15
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HRT in 2006

Piotr Skałba
Endokrynologia Polska 2005;56(6):952-955.

open access

Vol 56, No 6 (2005)
Review article
Published online: 2006-06-26
Submitted: 2013-02-15

Abstract

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.

Abstract

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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Keywords

estrogen therapy; combined estrogen-progestogen therapy; perimenopausal period; postmenopausal period

About this article
Title

HRT in 2006

Journal

Endokrynologia Polska

Issue

Vol 56, No 6 (2005)

Pages

952-955

Published online

2006-06-26

Bibliographic record

Endokrynologia Polska 2005;56(6):952-955.

Keywords

estrogen therapy
combined estrogen-progestogen therapy
perimenopausal period
postmenopausal period

Authors

Piotr Skałba

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