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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 109 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2005.06.027
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
  • 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.