Lowered risk of dying of heart attack with third generation pill may offset risk of dying of thromboembolism

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7109.679b (Published 13 September 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:679
  1. Michael A Lewisa, Director,
  2. Walter O Spitzer, Professor emeritusb,
  3. Lothar A J Heinemann, Directorc,
  4. Kenneth D MacRae, Readerd,
  5. Rudolf Bruppache, Professore
  1. aEPES Epidemiology, Pharmacoepidemiology, and Systems Research, Wulff Str 8, D-12165 Berlin, Germany
  2. bDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,McGill University, 1020 Pine Avenue West, Montréal, Canada H3A 1A2
  3. cCentre for Epidemiology and Health Research, Schönerlinder Str 11-12, D-16341 Zepernick, Germany
  4. dCharing Cross and Westminster Medical School, London, W6 8RP
  5. eInstitut für Sozial und Präventivmedizin, Universität Basel, Steinengraben 49, CH-4051 Basel, Switzerland

    The investigators were accountable only to the Scientific Reference Board …

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