Testosterone, hemostasis, and cardiovascular diseases in men.

@article{Brodin2011TestosteroneHA,
  title={Testosterone, hemostasis, and cardiovascular diseases in men.},
  author={Ellen E. Brodin and Torkel Vikan and John-Bjarne Hansen and Johan Svartberg},
  journal={Seminars in thrombosis and hemostasis},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={
          87-94
        }
}
Men have a higher incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) than women, and adverse thrombotic events increase with age. Recent experimental cross-sectional, and case-control studies have shown that testosterone may affect the hemostatic/fibrinolytic system in men in several ways. It has been hypothesized that physiological doses of testosterone would have a beneficial effect on tissue factor-induced thrombin generation and the development of CVD. The search for eternal youth has created a… CONTINUE READING

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