Recent advances in hormone replacement therapy

Br J Hosp Med. 1993 Jun;49(11):799-808.


In view of the benefits of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the experience that only 10% of women maintain therapy, it is vital that all doctors are familiar with the pros and cons of HRT, so that women may be correctly advised. Here we discuss new issues and developments in HRT and current views on indications, complications and regimens of treatment.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Breast Neoplasms / chemically induced
  • Depression / drug therapy
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy / adverse effects
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy / methods
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy / trends*
  • Female
  • Fractures, Bone / prevention & control
  • Humans
  • Myocardial Ischemia / prevention & control
  • Osteoporosis / prevention & control