Impact of body mass index, age and varicocele on reproductive hormone profile from elderly men.

@article{Yamaake2016ImpactOB,
  title={Impact of body mass index, age and varicocele on reproductive hormone profile from elderly men.},
  author={Kleiton Gabriel Ribeiro Yamaçake and Mariadonatella Cocuzza and F{\'a}bio C{\'e}sar Miranda Torricelli and B C Tiseo and Rita Frati and Geraldo de Campos Freire and Alberto Azoubel Antunes and Miguel Srougi},
  journal={International braz j urol : official journal of the Brazilian Society of Urology},
  year={2016},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={
          365-72
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To study the impact of obesity, age and varicocele on sexual hormones of adult and elderly men. MATERIALS AND METHODS 875 men who were screened for prostate cancer were enrolled in this study. Data recorded comprised age, body mass index (BMI), serum levels of total testosterone (TT), free testosterone (FT), sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicular stimulating hormone (FSH). Patients were divided in groups according to their BMI in underweight… CONTINUE READING

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