Effects of androgenic-anabolic steroids on apolipoproteins and lipoprotein (a).

@article{Hartgens2004EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of androgenic-anabolic steroids on apolipoproteins and lipoprotein (a).},
  author={Fred Hartgens and Gerard J. Rietjens and Hans A. Keizer and Halbe Kuipers and Bruce H. R. Wolffenbuttel},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={253-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the effects of two different regimens of androgenic-anabolic steroid (AAS) administration on serum lipid and lipoproteins, and recovery of these variables after drug cessation, as indicators of the risk for cardiovascular disease in healthy male strength athletes. METHODS In a non-blinded study (study 1) serum lipoproteins and lipids were assessed in 19 subjects who self administered AASs for eight or 14 weeks, and in 16 non-using volunteers. In a randomised double… CONTINUE READING