Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Older Men Receiving Testosterone Therapy

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By: ncbi.com Abstract BACKGROUND: Testosterone therapy for older men has increased substantially over the past decade. Research on the effects of testosterone therapy on cardiovascular outcomes has yielded inconsistent results. OBJECTIVE: To examine the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) in a population-based cohort of older men receiving intramuscular testosterone. METHOD: Using a 5% national sample of Medicare beneficiaries, we identified …