Estrogen receptor polymorphisms and the vascular effects of hormone therapy.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology, Volume 31, Issue 2, p.464-9 (2011)

Keywords:

2011, Aged, Biological Markers, Case-Control Studies, Coronary Disease, Estrogen Receptor alpha, Estrogen Receptor beta, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Female, Humans, Middle Aged, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Public Health Sciences Division, Receptors, Estrogen, Risk Factors, Stroke, Venous Thromboembolism

Abstract:

To test whether estrogen receptor polymorphisms modify the effects of postmenopausal hormone therapy on biomarkers and on risk of coronary heart disease events, stroke, or venous thromboembolism.