Low serum testosterone is associated with increased mortality in men with stage 3 or greater nephropathy.

@article{Haring2011LowST,
  title={Low serum testosterone is associated with increased mortality in men with stage 3 or greater nephropathy.},
  author={Robin Haring and Matthias Nauck and Henry V{\"o}lzke and Karlhans Endlich and Uwe Lendeckel and Nele Friedrich and Marcus D{\"o}rr and Rainer Rettig and Heyo Klaus Kroemer and Henri Wallaschofski},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={209-17}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and low serum total testosterone (TT) concentrations are independent predictors of mortality risk in the general population, but their combined potential for improved mortality risk stratification is unknown. METHODS We used data of 1,822 men from the population-based Study of Health in Pomerania followed- up for 9.9 years (median). The direct effects of kidney dysfunction (estimated glomerular filtration rate <60 ml/min/ 1.73 m(2)), albuminuria… CONTINUE READING
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