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New Studies Show No Link Between Testosterone Therapy and Heart Problems

Apr 08, 2015

In the meantime, men on testosterone therapy should continue their medication as directed by their doctor. They should feel free to discuss any concerns with their doctor as well.


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Resources

American College of Cardiology

Ali, Zuber, et al.

“Effects of testosterone supplement therapy in men with low testosterone”

(Abstract 1126M-13, presented at American College of Cardiology 2015 Scientific Sessions, March 14, 2015, San Diego, CA)

http://www.abstractsonline.com/pp8/#!/3658/presentation/35368

Patel Pawan, et al.

“Effect of testosterone therapy on adverse cardiovascular events among men: A meta-analysis”

(Abstract 1195-376, presented at American College of Cardiology 2015 Scientific Sessions, March 15, 2015, San Diego, CA)

http://www.abstractsonline.com/pp8/#!/3658/presentation/35861

The Endocrine Society

Janmohamed, Salimm BSc MBBS (Hons) FRCP, et al.

“The Association Between Testosterone Use and Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events (MACE): An Exploratory Retrospective Cohort Analysis of Two Large, Contemporary, Coronary Heart Disease Clinical Trials”

(Abstract OR34-4, presented at the Endocrine Society’s 97th Annual Meeting and Expo, March 7, 2015, San Diego, CA)

https://endo.confex.com/endo/2015endo/webprogram/Paper19549.html

Li, Hu, MBBS, PhD, et al.

“Assessment of the Association Between the Use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) and the Risk of Venous Thrombotic Events Among TRT-Treated and Untreated Hypogonadal Men”

(Abstract OR34-2, presented at the Endocrine Society’s 97th Annual Meeting and Expo, March 7, 2015, San Diego, CA)

https://endo.confex.com/endo/2015endo/webprogram/Paper19410.html

Medscape

O’Riordan, Michael

“Two Studies Suggest Testosterone Might Not Increase Risks of Cardiovascular Events”

(March 9, 2015)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/841098

Tucker, Miriam E.

“More Studies Support Testosterone CV Safety, Debate Continues”

(March 16, 2015)

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/841531#vp_1

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