High-dose testosterone is associated with atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women.

@article{Hak2007HighdoseTI,
  title={High-dose testosterone is associated with atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women.},
  author={A Elisabeth Hak and Iris C D Westendorp and Huibert A. P. Pols and Albert Hofman and Jacqueline C. M. Witteman},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2007},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={153-60}
}
OBJECTIVES To study the long-term effects of androgen treatment on atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women. METHODS In a population-based study in 513 naturally postmenopausal women aged 54-67 years, we studied the association between self-reported intramuscularly administered high-dose estrogen-testosterone therapy (estradiol- and testosterone esters) and aortic atherosclerosis. Aortic atherosclerosis was diagnosed by radiographic detection of calcified deposits in the abdominal aorta, which… CONTINUE READING

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