Orchidectomy versus oestrogen for prostatic cancer: cardiovascular effects.

@article{Henriksson1986OrchidectomyVO,
  title={Orchidectomy versus oestrogen for prostatic cancer: cardiovascular effects.},
  author={Peter Henriksson and Olof Edhag},
  journal={British Medical Journal (Clinical research ed.)},
  year={1986},
  volume={293},
  pages={413 - 415}
}
One hundred consecutive patients aged up to 75 with newly diagnosed cancer of the prostate suitable for hormonal treatment were included in a controlled study of the cardiovascular effects of oestrogen versus orchidectomy. In all cases pre-existing cardiovascular morbidity was excluded. Of the 100 patients, 91 were strictly randomised to receive either oestrogen (n = 47) or orchidectomy (n = 44) and 9 (6 given oestrogen, 3 orchidectomy) either chose their own treatment (five cases) or had it… 

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