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No overall increase in all cause mortality with HRT, study finds

BMJ 2017; 358 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j4230 (Published 12 September 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;358:j4230

Re: No overall increase in all cause mortality with HRT, study finds

If all hysterectomies and bilateral oophorectomies were followed by long term hormone replacement therapies, no increased cardiovascular mortality trends would have been detected. [2][3]
Those women were simly abandoned during their post-operative period.
Unrealistic fears [1] deprived them from vital therapeutic interventions.
References
[1] http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2653735
[2] http://www.bmj.com/content/356/bmj.j372
[3] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4254662/

Competing interests: No competing interests

13 September 2017
Stavros Saripanidis
Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology