Menopause, HRT, and Hemostasis

  • P. G. Crosignani
  • C. Boschetti
  • M. Cortellaro
  • M. Meschia
Part of the Medical Science Symposia Series book series (MSSS, volume 11)


Clotting factors play an important role in the pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease (CVD). In fact, plasma fibrinogen concentration is directly associated with the incidence of CVD [1], while a 1% decrease in factor VII (FVII) activity leads to a 2% reduction in the risk of death from coronary heart disease [2].


Hormone Replacement Therapy Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Fibrinogen Plasma Level Oral Estrogen Plasma Fibrinogen Concentration 
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  • P. G. Crosignani
  • C. Boschetti
  • M. Cortellaro
  • M. Meschia

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