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., et al.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, cilt.109, ss.339-343, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 109 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2005.06.027
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.339-343

Özet

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.