Effect of hormone replacement therapy with the anti-mineralocorticoid progestin Drospirenone compared to tibolone on endothelial function and central haemodynamics in post-menopausal women

Drospirenone (DRSP) is an antialdosterone agent with progestogenic and antiandrogenic effects. This compound, has been recently used in combination with 17 ß-estradiol (E2) as hormonal therapy in postmenopausal women and has been shown to exert a significant antihypertensive effect in hypertensive post-menopausal women. Aim of the present study was to compare the effect of DRSP/E2 with those of Tibolone (T) on endothelial function, arterial stiffness, and lipid profile of early postmenopausal women naïve on post-menopausal hormonal therapy.Twenty-four women met the inclusion criteria and entered the study.
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