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ea0014oc6.4 | Cardiovascular endocrinology | ECE2007

Carotid IMT and stiffness, aortic stiffness and pulse pressure: association with hormone therapy in postmenopausal women: baseline findings from the CASHMERE trial

Simon T , Boutouyrie P , Christin-Maitre S , Gompel A , Joanides R , Kearny-Schwartz A , Kuntz Ch , Laurent S , Pannier B , Pornel B , Struijker-Boudier HH , Thuilliez Ch , Van Bortel L , Zannad F , Pithois-Merli I , Jaillon P

Common carotid artery intima media thickness (CCA-IMT), aortic stiffness (carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity-PWV) and central pulse pressure (PP) are early markers of atherosclerosis. The influence of hormonal replacement treatment (HRT) on arterial parameters in menopausal women remains to be investigated.We used baseline data of 665 menopausal women with hypercholesterolemia, screened for the CASHMERE study, a 12-month double-blind randomized trial co...