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Approaching Climacteric Issues

  • Luciano de Melo Pompei
  • Nilson Roberto de Melo
  • César Eduardo Fernandes
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Abstract

The climacteric (perimenopause) causes clinical manifestations in the great majority of women, bringing serious damages to their quality of life. Hormone therapy (HT) is a very effective treatment for such manifestations; however, just like any treatments, it offers risks and benefits that must be carefully analyzed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luciano de Melo Pompei
    • 1
  • Nilson Roberto de Melo
    • 2
  • César Eduardo Fernandes
    • 1
  1. 1.GynecologyABC Medical SchoolSanto AndreBrazil
  2. 2.GynecologyUniversity of São PauloSão PauloBrazil

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