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Canada, November 20,  2019  12:29pm EST

Premature Menopause & CV Disease

For us women:  Today NEJM's "Journal Watch" email reports a few more highlights from the AHA Scientific Sessions.  What I found interesting was what I have bolded below.  (Unfortunately the full article requires subscription.)  My surgical menopause began before I was 40.  That would coincide with my earliest arrythmia symptoms.  At 76, menopause continues to be my nemesis.

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American Heart Association Meeting Wrap-Up

By the Editors

This week, NEJM Journal Watch and Physician's First Watch have brought you breaking news from the American Heart Association's annual meeting in Philadelphia. Here are two more highlights, and for a complete list of our meeting coverage, follow the third link below.

Premature Menopause & CV Disease: Observational data from the U.K. show an association between premature menopause and cardiovascular disease, whether early menopause is natural or surgical.

TAVR Prostheses Compared: Balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) beat self-expanding TAVR in two observational studies.

Full NEJM Journal Watch and Physician's First Watch coverage of AHA 2019 (Free)

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