All-cause Mortality and Mortality of Myocardial Infarction for 989 Legally Castrated Men

@article{Eyben2005AllcauseMA,
  title={All-cause Mortality and Mortality of Myocardial Infarction for 989 Legally Castrated Men},
  author={Finn Edler von Eyben and Christian Graugaard and M Vaeth},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={863-869}
}
Male gender is an independent coronary risk factor. Long-term follow-up of 989 Danish men who underwent legal castration between 1929 and 1968. The legally castrated men were unmarried and belonged to social class IV and V more often than were Danish men in general. During the follow-up until 2000, 835 of the 989 (85%) castrated men died, including 148 who… CONTINUE READING