The full content of Annals is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >
Updates |

Update in Women's Health

Pamela Charney, MD; Judith M.E. Walsh, MD, MPH; and Ann B. Nattinger, MD, MPH
[+] Article, Author, and Disclosure Information

1998-99 Series; John Roberts, MD, Editor From Albert Einstein Medical Center, Bronx, New York; University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California; and Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Requests for Reprints: Pamela Charney, MD, Department of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center, 1400 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461; e-mail, charney@aecom.yu.edu. Current Author Addresses: Dr. Charncy: Department of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center, 1400 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461.

Copyright ©2004 by the American College of Physicians

Ann Intern Med. 1998;129(7):551-558. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-129-7-199810010-00009
Text Size: A A A

Advances in women's health in 1997 focused on important risk factors for coronary artery disease in women. Information also became available on hormone replacement therapy, especially its risks, its benefits, alternative treatments for it, and why women choose to take it or not take it. Finally, the effectiveness and cost of testing for breast and endometrial cancer received attention.

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview


Grahic Jump Location
Figure 1.
Sex-specific major cardiovascular events in clinical hypertension trials.

Older persons were older than 59 years of age; younger persons were 30 or 35 years of age to 59 years of age. White bars represent untreated women; bars with stripes slanting up from left to right represent treated women; bars with stripes slanting down from left to right represent untreated men; black bars represent treated men. C&W = Coope and Warrender; HDFP = Hypertension Detection and Follow-up Program; MRC = Medical Research Council; SHEP = Systolic Hypertension in the Elderly Program; STOP = Swedish Trial in Old Patients. Adapted from Gueyffier F, Boutitie F, Boissel JP, et al. Effect of antihypertensive drug treatment on cardiovascular outcomes in women and men. A meta-analysis of individual patient data from randomized, controlled trials. The INDANA Investigators. Ann Intern Med. 1997;126:761-7.

Grahic Jump Location




Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).


Submit a Comment
Submit a Comment

Summary for Patients

Clinical Slide Sets

Terms of Use

The In the Clinic® slide sets are owned and copyrighted by the American College of Physicians (ACP). All text, graphics, trademarks, and other intellectual property incorporated into the slide sets remain the sole and exclusive property of the ACP. The slide sets may be used only by the person who downloads or purchases them and only for the purpose of presenting them during not-for-profit educational activities. Users may incorporate the entire slide set or selected individual slides into their own teaching presentations but may not alter the content of the slides in any way or remove the ACP copyright notice. Users may make print copies for use as hand-outs for the audience the user is personally addressing but may not otherwise reproduce or distribute the slides by any means or media, including but not limited to sending them as e-mail attachments, posting them on Internet or Intranet sites, publishing them in meeting proceedings, or making them available for sale or distribution in any unauthorized form, without the express written permission of the ACP. Unauthorized use of the In the Clinic slide sets will constitute copyright infringement.


Buy Now

to gain full access to the content and tools.

Want to Subscribe?

Learn more about subscription options

Related Articles
Related Point of Care
Topic Collections
PubMed Articles
Forgot your password?
Enter your username and email address. We'll send you a reminder to the email address on record.