Subcutaneous implantation of estradiol pellets for postmenopausal disorders

Record ID 32011000851
Authors' objectives:

Menopause, the cessation of menstruation, occurs at around age 50 years for most women. During this process, levels of the hormone estrogen fall dramatically and women may experience hot flashes, sleep disorders, mood swings, vaginal dryness, and decreased sexual desire. In addition, osteoporosis can occur if estrogen levels remain low for prolonged periods. These symptoms can be reduced or prevented by use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), which typically involves administration of estrogen and progesterone via pills, skin patches, or gels.

Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2010
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Estrogens
  • Postmenopause
  • Prostheses and Implants
  • Subcutaneous Tissue
Organisation Name: HAYES, Inc.
Contact Address: 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218
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Copyright: <p>2010 Winifred S. Hayes, Inc</p>
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