Effects of Oral Testosterone Treatment on Myocardial Perfusion and Vascular Function in Men With Low Plasma Testosterone and Coronary Heart Disease

@inproceedings{Webb2008EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of Oral Testosterone Treatment on Myocardial Perfusion and Vascular Function in Men With Low Plasma Testosterone and Coronary Heart Disease},
  author={Carolyn M. Webb and Andrew G. Elkington and Mustafa M. Kraidly and Niall Keenan and Dudley J. Pennell and Peter D Collins},
  booktitle={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2008}
}
Intracoronary testosterone infusions induce coronary vasodilatation and increase coronary blood flow. Longer term testosterone supplementation favorably affected signs of myocardial ischemia in men with low plasma testosterone and coronary heart disease. However, the effects on myocardial perfusion are unknown. Effects of longer term testosterone treatment on myocardial perfusion and vascular function were investigated in men with CHD and low plasma testosterone. Twenty-two men (mean age 57… CONTINUE READING