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Sex steroids concentrations in relation to bone mineral density in men with coronary atherosclerosis.

Authors
  • Dunajska, Katarzyna
  • Milewicz, Andrzej
  • Jóźków, Paweł
  • Jedrzejuk, Diana
  • Kuliczkowski, Wiktor
  • Lwow, Felicja
Type
Published Article
Journal
Maturitas
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Sep 20, 2006
Volume
55
Issue
2
Pages
142–149
Identifiers
PMID: 16503102
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our data suggest that in middle-aged men with CAD: (1) lower serum testosterone and lower T/E(2) ratio are associated with lower BMD; (2) advance of coronary atherosclerosis is inversely related to femoral neck BMD, however this relationship is weak and requires further investigation.

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