Effect of the administration of zinc sulfate on hypogonadism and impotence in patients with chronic stable hepatic cirrhosis.

@article{Goldiner1983EffectOT,
  title={Effect of the administration of zinc sulfate on hypogonadism and impotence in patients with chronic stable hepatic cirrhosis.},
  author={W H Goldiner and Bruce P. Hamilton and P D Hyman and Robert Russell},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={1983},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={157-62}
}
Zinc sulfate was administered in a double-blind manner for 6-8 months to cirrhotic outpatients with impotence and/or hypogonadism. Seven placebo and six zinc-treated patients showed mild symptomatic improvement; however, there was no significant clinical difference between the two groups. Serum zinc levels rose significantly in the zinc-treated group but… CONTINUE READING