Thrombotic stroke and myocardial infarction with hormonal contraception

Øjvind Lidegaard, Ellen Løkkegaard, Aksel Stenholm Jensen, Charlotte Wessel Skovlund, Niels Keiding

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Abstract

Although several studies have assessed the risk of venous thromboembolism with newer hormonal contraception, few have examined thrombotic stroke and myocardial infarction, and results have been conflicting.
Original languageEnglish
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Volume366
Issue number24
Pages (from-to)2257-66
Number of pages10
ISSN0028-4793
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Administration, Cutaneous
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Cohort Studies
  • Contraceptive Agents
  • Contraceptives, Oral, Combined
  • Educational Status
  • Estradiol
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Intracranial Thrombosis
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Progestins
  • Regression Analysis
  • Risk
  • Smoking
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Young Adult

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