Thrombotic stroke and myocardial infarction with hormonal contraception

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

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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
Issue number24
Pages (from-to)2257-66
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • 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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