Androgen therapy and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

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dc.contributor.author Mcgrath, Kristine en_US
dc.contributor.author Mcrobb, Lucinda en_US
dc.contributor.author Heather, Alison en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-10T06:08:58Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-10T06:08:58Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2010001849 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Mcgrath Kristine, Mcrobb Lucinda, and Heather Alison 2008, 'Androgen therapy and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease', Dove Medical Press Ltd., vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 11-21. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1178-2048 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/16878
dc.description.abstract Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death in Western society today. There is a striking gender difference in CVD with men predisposed to earlier onset and more severe disease. Following the recent reevaluation and ongoing debate regarding the estrogen protection hypothesis, and given that androgen use and abuse is increasing in our society, the alternate view that androgens may promote CVD in men is assuming increasing importance. Whether androgens adversely affect CVD in either men or women remains a contentious issue within both the cardiovascular and endocrinological fraternities. This review draws from basic science, animal and clinical studies to outline our current understanding regarding androgen effects on atherosclerosis, the major CVD, and asks where future directions of atherosclerosis-related androgen research may lie en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Dove Medical Press Ltd. en_US
dc.title Androgen therapy and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease en_US
dc.parent Vascular Health and Risk Management en_US
dc.journal.volume 4 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation United Kingdom en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 11 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 21 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Medical and Molecular Biosciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
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dc.classification.name Clinical Sciences en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
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dc.staffid 108123 en_US


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