Gender-specific differences in the effects of testosterone and estrogen on the development of atherosclerosis in rabbits.

Abstract

The aim of the present study was to investigate whether there are gender-specific differences in the effects of testosterone and estrogen on the process of atherogenesis. Thirty-two castrated male and 32 ovariectomized female rabbits were separated into 4 study groups of 8 males and 8 females each and received postoperatively a 0.5% cholesterol diet for 12… (More)

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