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Estradiol Levels in Myocardial Infarction-Reply

Estradiol Levels in Myocardial Infarction-Reply This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract A ready explanation is not apparent tor the discrepancy between the raised estradiol values Winter and co-workers initially obtained and the lower values from later collections. Two possible causes for differences are the prescribed medications, taken by approximately half of the patient group, and also any subsequent weight changes of the patients after their initial examination. Although our study was not longitudinal, we did find significantly higher estradiol levels compared with control subjects in patients with chronic coronary artery disease in addition to those patients with acute MI. Further follow-up data such as those presented by Winter and coworkers are needed for further understanding of the complex relationship between estradiol and ischemic heart disease. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Estradiol Levels in Myocardial Infarction-Reply

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 142 (8) – Aug 1, 1982

Estradiol Levels in Myocardial Infarction-Reply

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract A ready explanation is not apparent tor the discrepancy between the raised estradiol values Winter and co-workers initially obtained and the lower values from later collections. Two possible causes for differences are the prescribed medications, taken by approximately half of the patient group, and also any subsequent weight changes of the patients...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1982 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9926
eISSN
1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1982.00340210180037
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract A ready explanation is not apparent tor the discrepancy between the raised estradiol values Winter and co-workers initially obtained and the lower values from later collections. Two possible causes for differences are the prescribed medications, taken by approximately half of the patient group, and also any subsequent weight changes of the patients after their initial examination. Although our study was not longitudinal, we did find significantly higher estradiol levels compared with control subjects in patients with chronic coronary artery disease in addition to those patients with acute MI. Further follow-up data such as those presented by Winter and coworkers are needed for further understanding of the complex relationship between estradiol and ischemic heart disease.

Journal

Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 1, 1982

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