The Effects of Gonadotropin Replacement Therapy on Metabolic Parameters and Body Composition in Men with Idiopathic Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism.

@article{Bayram2016TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Gonadotropin Replacement Therapy on Metabolic Parameters and Body Composition in Men with Idiopathic Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism.},
  author={Fahri Bayram and Gulsah Elbuken and Carine Korkmaz and Aydoğan Aydoğdu and Zuleyha Karaca and Idris Ahmet Cakır},
  journal={Hormone and metabolic research = Hormon- und Stoffwechselforschung = Hormones et metabolisme},
  year={2016},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={112-7}
}
Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in idiopathic hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism (IHH) slows the process of metabolic syndrome (MetS), diabetes mellitus, and cardiovascular diseases by its inversing effects on insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and blood pressure. Since there are not enough data regarding the effects of gonadotropin replacement therapy (GRT), we aimed to investigate the impact of GRT on MetS parameters in IHH patients. Sixteen patients with IHH and 20 age and body mass index… CONTINUE READING

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