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Testosterone and cardiovascular risk
Cardiovascular (CV) disease is one of the most common causes of death in the western populations and, nowadays, its incidence is increasing even in the developing countries; although CV diseaseExpand
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Have androgen receptor gene CAG and GGC repeat polymorphisms an effect on sperm motility in infertile men?
Androgens and a normal androgen receptor (AR) are required for normal spermatogenesis. We investigated polyglutamine (CAG) and a polyglycine (GGC) tract in Italian men with defective spermatogenesis.Expand
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Effects of testosterone replacement therapy on bone metabolism in male post-surgical hypogonadotropic hypogonadism: focus on the role of androgen receptor CAG polymorphism
Introduction and aimThe relationship between androgen receptor (AR) CAG polymorphism and bone metabolism is highly controversial. We, therefore, aimed to evaluate the independent role of AR CAGExpand
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Vitamin D levels and bone mineral density: are LH levels involved in the pathogenesis of bone impairment in hypogonadal men?
BackgroundOsteoporosis is a major public health problem also in men and it recognizes hypogonadism as a major cause.AimsTo investigate the possible pathogenetic mechanisms on bone impairment in maleExpand
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Pathological classification of DCIS and planning of therapeutic management.
BACKGROUND Ductal intraepitelial neoplasia (DIN) represents a spectrum of disease that may progress from usual hyperplasia to ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) grade 3. The aim of the study was toExpand
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Relationship between BMI, PSA and Histopathological Tumor Grade in a Caucasian Population Affected by Prostate Cancer
The aim of this work is to show the relationship between obesity and aggressivenes of Prostate Cancer. We conducted a retrospective study of 132 men affected by Prostate Cancer underwent radicalExpand
COVID-19 revolution: a new challenge for the internist Hypovitaminosis D and COVID-19
As the main title ‘COVID-19 revolution: a new challenge for the internist’ states, the global coronavirus infection disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic represented a new challenge for the internists.Expand