Endogenous testosterone and endothelial function in postmenopausal women.

@article{Montalcini2007EndogenousTA,
  title={Endogenous testosterone and endothelial function in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Tiziana Montalcini and Gaetano Gorgone and Carmine Gazzaruso and Giorgio Sesti and Francesco Perticone and Arturo Pujia},
  journal={Coronary artery disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={9-13}
}
OBJECTIVE It is well known that coronary heart disease incidence increases in women after menopause. This phenomenon was related to reduced levels of female sex hormones. Estrogen decline, however, is not the only hormonal change during the postmenopausal period and estrogen administration did not protect women from cardiovascular disease. Therefore, it is justified to explore other hormonal changes. The role of androgens is still controversial. The aim of the present study was to investigate… CONTINUE READING
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