Association of testosterone therapy with mortality, myocardial infarction, and stroke in men with low testosterone levels.

@article{Vigen2013AssociationOT,
  title={Association of testosterone therapy with mortality, myocardial infarction, and stroke in men with low testosterone levels.},
  author={Rebecca Vigen and Colin I. O'Donnell and Anna E Baron and Gary K. Grunwald and Thomas M Maddox and Steven M. Bradley and Al E Barqawi and Glenn Woning and Margaret E. Wierman and Mary Plomondon and John Rumsfeld and P. Michael Ho},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2013},
  volume={192 1},
  pages={177-8}
}
IMPORTANCE Rates of testosterone therapy are increasing and the effects of testosterone therapy on cardiovascular outcomes and mortality are unknown. A recent randomized clinical trial of testosterone therapy in men with a high prevalence of cardiovascular diseases was stopped prematurely due to adverse cardiovascular events raising concerns about testosterone therapy safety. OBJECTIVES To assess the association between testosterone therapy and all-cause mortality, myocardial infarction (MI… CONTINUE READING
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