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Sidney S, Petitti DB, Quesenberry CP Jr

Myocardial infarction and the use of estrogen and estrogen- progestogen in postmenopausal women

Ann Intern Med (Oct) 127:501-508 1997

So you thought that prescribing estrogen/progesterone to your peri- and postmenopausal patients protects them against heart disease in addition to maintaining their bone mass? In the words of Sammy Davis Jr. in the American Operetta Porgy and Bess, "It Ain't Necessarily So!".

The full text of this paper is available from the ACP site.