Testosterone therapy and cardiovascular events among men: a systematic review and meta-analysis of placebo-controlled randomized trials

@inproceedings{Xu2013TestosteroneTA,
  title={Testosterone therapy and cardiovascular events among men: a systematic review and meta-analysis of placebo-controlled randomized trials},
  author={Lin Hao Xu and Guy Freeman and Benjamin John Cowling and C Mary Schooling},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Testosterone therapy is increasingly promoted. No randomized placebo-controlled trial has been implemented to assess the effect of testosterone therapy on cardiovascular events, although very high levels of androgens are thought to promote cardiovascular disease. METHODS A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted of placebo-controlled randomized trials of testosterone therapy among men lasting 12+ weeks reporting cardiovascular-related events. We searched PubMed through… CONTINUE READING

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