Is the haematopoietic effect of testosterone mediated by erythropoietin? The results of a clinical trial in older men.

M. Maggio, P. J. Snyder, G. P. Ceda, Y. Milaneschi, M. Luci, C. Cattabiani, S. Masoni, A. Vignali, R. Volpi, F. Lauretani, H. Peachey, G. Valenti, A. R. Cappola, D. Longo, L. Ferrucci

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Abstract

The stimulatory effects of testosterone on erythropoiesis are very well known, but the mechanisms underlying the erythropoietic action of testosterone are still poorly understood, although erythropoietin has long been considered a potential mediator. A total of 108 healthy men >65 years old with serum testosterone concentration

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)24-28
Number of pages5
JournalAndrology
Volume1
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Urology

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