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Gallbladder disease and use of transdermal versus oral hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women: prospective cohort study

Liu, B; Beral, V; Balkwill, Angela; Green, J; Sweetland, S; Reeves, G


OBJECTIVE: To determine whether transdermal compared with oral use of hormone replacement therapy reduces the risk of gallbladder disease in postmenopausal women. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study (Million Women Study). SETTING: Women registered with the National Health Service (NHS) in England and Scotland. PARTICIPANTS:1001391 postmenopausal women (mean age 56) recruited between 1996 and 2001 from NHS breast screening centres and followed by record linkage to routinely collected NHS hospital...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008-07-10
Type: Journal article
Source: BMJ
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.a386


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