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Tamoxifen improves endothelial function and reduces carotid intima-media thickness in postmenopausal women

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dc.contributor.author Stamatelopoulos, K en
dc.contributor.author Lekakis, J en
dc.contributor.author Poulakaki, N en
dc.contributor.author Papamichael, C en
dc.contributor.author Venetsanou, K en
dc.contributor.author Aznaouridis, K en
dc.contributor.author Protogerou, A en
dc.contributor.author Papaioannou, T en
dc.contributor.author Kumar, S en
dc.contributor.author Stamatelopoulos, S en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T01:53:31Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T01:53:31Z
dc.date.issued 2004 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/27059
dc.subject Animal Studies en
dc.subject Cardiovascular Risk Factor en
dc.subject Carotid Intima Media Thickness en
dc.subject Endothelial Function en
dc.subject Follow-up Study en
dc.subject Intima Media Thickness en
dc.subject Postmenopausal Women en
dc.subject Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator en
dc.subject Breast Cancer en
dc.subject Common Carotid Artery en
dc.title Tamoxifen improves endothelial function and reduces carotid intima-media thickness in postmenopausal women en
heal.type journalArticle en
heal.identifier.primary 10.1016/j.ahj.2003.12.029 en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2003.12.029 en
heal.publicationDate 2004 en
heal.abstract BackgroundTamoxifen is a selective estrogen-receptor modulator shown to improve several cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal women with breast cancer. In animal studies tamoxifen inhibits the progression of atherosclerosis. Although the presence of a history with tamoxifen treatment is related to a lower intima-media thickness (IMT) of the common carotid artery, data from controlled follow-up studies are lacking to support this en
heal.journalName American Heart Journal en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.ahj.2003.12.029 en


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