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Bone Mineral Density in Jamaican Black Women after Hysterectomy and Bilateral Oophorectomy: An Observational Study

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.182
Pages: 
593–8
Synopsis: 
Hysterectomized black women in Jamaica are not at increased risk of osteoporosis.
ABSTRACT
 
Objective: To see if black Jamaican postmenopausal women who had hysterectomy were at increased risk of osteoporosis.  To assess the risk of osteoporosis in hysterectomized Jamaican postmenopausal patients.
 
Accepted: 
16 Sep, 2013
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e-Published: 22 Jan, 2014

Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Menopausal Jamaican Black Women after Hysterectomy and Bilateral Oophorectomy: An Observational Study

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Pages: 
625–32
Synopsis: 
Hysterectomized black women in Jamaica are not at increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine differences in prevalence of cardiovascular risks and diseases in black Jamaican postmenopausal women who had hysterectomy (hysgroup) compared with those without
(control).

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e-Published: 15 Oct, 2013

Venous Thromboembolism in Jamaican Women: Experience in a University Hospital in Kingston

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Pages: 
243–9
Synopsis: 
Venous thromboembolism is a serious complication of many conditions in women. It is more common in older hospitalized women, but should also be suspected in younger women who recently had surgery, hormonal therapy or pregnancy.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To review cases of venous thromboembolism (VTE) at UHWI from 1999–2004, to identify methods of diagnosis, risk factors and to evaluate differences between survivors and fatalities.

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e-Published: 18 Sep, 2013
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