2018 recommendations on menopause and menopausal hormone therapy of the Gynecological Endocrinology Unit of the German Clinic of Santiago-Italian Society of Menopause and the Chilean Society of Gynecological Endocrinology

M. Parra, N. Lagos, M. Levancini, M. Villarroel, E. Pizarro, P. Vanhauwaert, S. Velasco, M. Fernadez, M. Gambacciani, N. Biglia, A. Cagnacci, S. Caruso, E. Cicinelli, V. De Leo, C. Di Carlo, M. Farris, A. Gambera, S. Guaschino, A. Lanzone, A. M. PaolettiN. Russo, F. Vicariotto, P. Villa, A. Volpe, P. Lavin, M. Lopez, C. Campusano, P. Barriga, S. Brantes

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Abstract

In the last decade, the risk benefits ratio of MHT has been evaluated mainly in terms of cardiovascular risk. Present Consensus Statement is largely inspired by the Global Consensus on Menopausal Hormone Therapy in 2013 and 2016 by leading global menopause societies (The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, The Asia Pacific Menopause Federation, The Endocrine Society, The European Menopause and Andropause Society, The International Menopause Society, The International Osteoporosis Foundation and The North American Menopause Society). The aim of these Recommendations is to provide a simple and updated reference on postmenopausal MHT. The term MHT typically includes estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) and estrogen-progestogen therapy (EPT). EPT can be sequential (Seq) when progestogen is added to ERT for 10-14 days a month, or continuous combined (CC) when progestogen is administered continuously every day along with a fixed amount of estrogen. MHT also includes Tibolone and the Tissue Selective Estrogen Complex (TSEC).

Translated title of the contribution2018 recommendations on menopause and menopausal hormone therapy of the Gynecological Endocrinology Unit of the German Clinic of Santiago-Italian Society of Menopause and the Chilean Society of Gynecological Endocrinology
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)527-550
Number of pages24
JournalRevista Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecologia
Volume83
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2018

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