Published in Hospital and Nursing Home Week, October 28th, 2004
According to J.G. Hurbanek, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and colleagues, "Hormone replacement therapy [HRT] has been associated with venous thromboembolism. Controversy exists regarding the appropriate management of hormone replacement in the perioperative setting and in other situations - such as acute illness - predisposing to acute venous thromboembolism.
"We performed a case-control study to determine whether perioperative hormone replacement is associated with venous thromboembolism following hip...
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