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  1. Fulltext. Hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and heart disease risk factors in older women.

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    Objectives

    This study examined the relation of hysterectomy and oophorectomy to heart disease risk factors.

    Methods

    Data were collected and analyzed for 1150 women aged 50 through 89.

    Results

    Of these women, 21.8% reported hysterectomy with bilateral oophorectomy ; 22.1%, hysterectomy with ovarian conservation.

    Compared with women without hysterectomy, oophorectomized women, especially those 20 or more year post-menopause, had increased lipids, lipoproteins, glucose, and insulin ; blood pressures were increased among current estrogen users.

    Women with hysterectomies with ovarian conservation had similar or more favorable risk factors than nonhysterectomized women.

    Conclusions

    Bilateral oophorectomy, but not hysterectomy, may have long-term negative consequences for heart disease risk factors not totally ameliorated by estrogen use.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Hystérectomie, Ovariectomie, Epidémiologie, Facteur risque, Cardiopathie coronaire, Homme, Femelle, Vieillard, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Chirurgie, Appareil génital femelle pathologie, Appareil circulatoire pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Hysterectomy, Ovariectomy, Epidemiology, Risk factor, Coronary heart disease, Human, Female, Elderly, California, United States, North America, America, Surgery, Female genital diseases, Cardiovascular disease

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    Cote : 97-0308157

    Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 15/07/1997.