Combined oral contraceptives: the risk of myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Combined oral contraceptives (COCs) have been associated with an increased risk of arterial thrombosis, i.e. myocardial infarction or ischemic stroke. However, as these diseases are rare in young women and as many types of combined oral contraception exist, the magnitude of the risk and the effect of different hormonal contents of more >>>