Which Effects Does Early HRT Have on Perimenopausal Changes in the Lipoprotein Profile, Glucose Metabolism, and the Blood Coagulation-Fibrinolysis System?

  • Sybille Bergmann
  • Cornelia Mix
  • Gabriele Siegert
  • Catleen Uhlig
  • Peter Richter
  • Werner Jaross
Part of the Medical Science Symposia Series book series (MSSS, volume 11)


There is epidemiological evidence that estrogen and combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in postmenopausal women could be useful for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. On reaching the theoretical perimenopausal age, some women begin a hormone replacement therapy without cessation of menses. Many of them switch from long-time use of oral contraceptives directly to HRT (TRANS). The aim of the present study was to establish the advantage of such an early preventive use of HRT for the lipoprotein profile, glucose metabolism, and blood coagulation-fibrinolysis system.


Hormone Replacement Therapy Lipoprotein Profile Perimenopausal Woman Natural Menopause Exogenous Estrogen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sybille Bergmann
  • Cornelia Mix
  • Gabriele Siegert
  • Catleen Uhlig
  • Peter Richter
  • Werner Jaross

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