Chapter 27. Hormonal Therapy after Menopause

  1. Hartmut Porst1,
  2. Jacques Buvat2 and
  3. The Standards Committee of the International Society for Sexual Medicine
  1. Alessandra Graziottin,
  2. Alessandra Graziottin,
  3. Beverly Whipple,
  4. Lorraine Dennerstein,
  5. Jeanne L. Alexander,
  6. Linda Banner and
  7. Annamaria Giraldi

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755235.ch27

Standard Practice in Sexual Medicine

Standard Practice in Sexual Medicine

How to Cite

Graziottin, A., Graziottin, A., Whipple, B., Dennerstein, L., Alexander, J. L., Banner, L. and Giraldi, A. (2006) Hormonal Therapy after Menopause, in Standard Practice in Sexual Medicine (eds H. Porst, J. Buvat and The Standards Committee of the International Society for Sexual Medicine), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755235.ch27

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Chairman, ISSM Standards Committee, Neuer Jungfernstieg 6a, 20354 Hamburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Co-Chairman, ISSM Standards Committee, Centre ETPARP, 3 Rue Carolus, 59000 Lille, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405157193

Online ISBN: 9780470755235

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Keywords:

  • hormonal therapy;
  • menopause;
  • estrogens;
  • testosterone;
  • cancer

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Current Controversy on Hormonal Therapy

  • Clinical Approach to Hormonal Therapy

  • Indications for and Benefits of Hormonal Therapy

  • Risks of Hormonal Therapy

  • Controversial Risk/Benefit Issues and “Window of Opportunity”

  • Contraindications

  • Therapeutic Options and Alternatives

  • Conclusions