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February 26, 2003

Bone Densitometry Testing in Nonwhite Patients

Author Affiliations

Letters Section Editor: Stephen J. Lurie, MD, PhD, Senior Editor.

JAMA. 2003;289(8):982. doi:10.1001/jama.289.8.982-a

To the Editor: Dr Waters and colleagues1 found that neither hormone replacement therapy nor antioxidant vitamins had any effect on angiographic or clinical outcomes among postmenopausal women with known coronary artery disease. The authors also found a nonsignificant trend toward worse outcomes in women who received either intervention. I have 2 concerns, however, about their methodology.

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