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15 July 2018

Effect of Testosterone Therapy on BMD and Bone Strength in Men with Low Testosterone

Effect of Testosterone Therapy on Bone Mineral Density and Bone Strength in Older Men with Low Testosterone
Low bone mineral density is a prevalent and treatable cause of osteoporosis and its associated morbidity and mortality in men with hypogonadism. The Bone Trial of the Testosterone Trials - a series of the largest studies to date on the effects of testosterone therapy in hypogonadal men - unequivocally showed that testosterone therapy significantly increases bone mineral density and estimated bone strength. This would be expected to reduce osteoporosis and fractures.

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