Effects of testosterone gel treatment in hypogonadal men with liver cirrhosis


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

CLINICS AND RESEARCH IN HEPATOLOGY AND GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.35, no.12, pp.845-854, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clinre.2011.09.005
  • Title of Journal : CLINICS AND RESEARCH IN HEPATOLOGY AND GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.845-854

Abstract

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.