Endogenous Testosterone and Mortality in Male Hemodialysis Patients: Is It the Result of Aging?


GUNGOR O., KIRCELLI F., Carrero J. J. , AŞCI G. , TÖZ H. , TATAR E., et al.

CLINICAL JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY, cilt.5, ss.2018-2023, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 5 Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2215/cjn.03600410
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.2018-2023

Özet

Background and objectives: Low serum testosterone levels in hemodialysis (HD) patients have recently been associated with cardiovascular risk factors and increased mortality. To confirm this observation, we investigated the predictive role of serum total testosterone levels on mortality in a large group of male HD patients from Turkey.