Provide for performance of a prospective study to compare and evaluate the effects on two different oral contraceptive formulations and delivery of contraceptive steroids through the vaginal ring on plasma lipoprotein patterns and the occurrence of atherosclerosis in monkeys of the species Macaca Fascicularis.
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|Shively, C A; Manuck, S B; Kaplan, J R et al. (1990) Oral contraceptive administration, interfemale relationships, and sexual behavior in Macaca fascicularis. Arch Sex Behav 19:101-17|
|Clarkson, T B; Adams, M R; Kaplan, J R et al. (1989) From menarche to menopause: coronary artery atherosclerosis and protection in cynomolgus monkeys. Am J Obstet Gynecol 160:1280-5|