Doses, Duration, and Starting Age for HRT Treatment: The American Viewpoint

  • Wulf H. Utian
Part of the Medical Science Symposia Series book series (MSSS, volume 13)


The United States must be recognized as both a melting pot and a mosaic. It would therefore be presumptuous to give an “American viewpoint” on anything. Nonetheless, it is possible to review the concept of postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) with regard to dose, duration of therapy, and starting age, from several perspectives.


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