Effect of acute administration of estradiol 17 beta on aortic blood flow in menopausal women

Filippo Leonardo, Caio Medeirus, Giuseppe M C Rosano, Wagner I. Pereira, Imad Sheiban, Otavio Gebara, Giovanni Bellotti, Fulvio Pileggi, Sergio L. Chierchia

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Abstract

Acute administration of estradiol 17β increases aortic blood flow velocity in menopausal women. This suggests that the effect of the ovarian hormone on cardiac dynamics is mainly dependent on a reduction in peripheral vascular resistances.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)791-793
Number of pages3
JournalThe American Journal of Cardiology
Volume80
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 15 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    Leonardo, F., Medeirus, C., Rosano, G. M. C., Pereira, W. I., Sheiban, I., Gebara, O., Bellotti, G., Pileggi, F., & Chierchia, S. L. (1997). Effect of acute administration of estradiol 17 beta on aortic blood flow in menopausal women. The American Journal of Cardiology, 80(6), 791-793. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0002-9149(97)00520-1