The effects of short term (3 weeks) testosterone treatment on serum inflammatory markers in men undergoing coronary artery stenting


Guler N., Batyraliev T., Dulger H., Ozkara C., Tuncer M., Aslan S., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.109, no.3, pp.339-343, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 109 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2005.06.027
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.339-343

Abstract

Objective: Inflammation markers can predict restenosis after successful intracoronary stenting. There is evidence that testosterone suppresses the expression of the inflammatory cytokines. We hypothesized that testosterone therapy after coronary stenting can reduce the inflammation markers.