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Hormone replacement therapy and metabolic syndrom

After publication of the WHI study in 2002 there was a critical, public discussion about risk and benefit of this issue. Especially a slightly increase of breast cancer diagnoses was discussed.The positive metabolic effects of HRT have been kept out of the discussion.The article gives an overview of beneficial effects on blood pressure, glucose and fat metabolism and an overview of a differentiated individualized therapy.

CME Prakt Fortbild Gynakol Geburtsmed Gynakol Endokrinol 2010; 6(3): 172-184

Hormone replacement therapy, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, diabetes, adiposity

Kai J.Bühling1, Alfred O.Mueck2
1 Klinik und Poliklinik für Gynäkologie, Universitätsklinikum
Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg
2 Schwerpunkt für Endokrinologie und Menopause,
Universitäts-Frauenklinik, Landesinstitut für Frauengesundheit
Baden-Württemberg, Tübingen

Reviewer: Petra Stute, Bern, Schweiz
und Eberhard Windler, Hamburg, Deutschland

Bühling K. J. Hormonersatztherapie ... Gynakol Geburtsmed Gynakol Endokrinol 2010; 6(3): 172-184 publiziert 30.11.10 ©akademos Wissenschaftsverlag 2010 ISSN 1614-8533