n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Comments on the letter by dr Rob Cheifitz : letter to the editor
|Article Title||Comments on the letter by dr Rob Cheifitz : letter to the editor|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 2003|
Extracted from text ... The natural tendency when dogma is challenged is to become sceptical and resistant to change. Such appears to be the case with HRT today. I agree with Cheifitz that the effects of HRT on the heart remain far from being resolved, and clearly stated this in my recent editorial in the Cardiovasc J South Afr.1 However, some conclusions can and should be drawn from the available data. I certainly do not agree with Cheifitz that '...HRT has never been recommended for cardiac protection...'. In fact, the main attraction for widespread long-term use of HRT involves its proposed beneficial effects, not ..
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