Effects of testosterone gel treatment in hypogonadal men with liver cirrhosis


Yurci A., Yucesoy M. , ÜNLÜHİZARCI K. , Torun E., GÜRSOY Ş. , BAŞKOL M. , et al.

CLINICS AND RESEARCH IN HEPATOLOGY AND GASTROENTEROLOGY, cilt.35, ss.845-854, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 35 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.clinre.2011.09.005
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICS AND RESEARCH IN HEPATOLOGY AND GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.845-854

Özet

Introduction: Hypogonadism characterized by low serum testosterone level, loss of libido, small testes, impotence and gynecomastia is a common clinical situation in male patients with advanced chronic liver disease. The aim of the study was to assess the efficacy and safety of testosterone replacement on muscle strength, bone mineral density (BMD), body composition and gynecomastia in hypogonadal men with liver cirrhosis.