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19th European Congress of Endocrinology

Lisbon, Portugal
20 May 2017 - 23 May 2017

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ea0049ep1083 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2017

Effects of male hypogonadism treatment on the bone mineral density

Mascarenhas Mario Rui , Barbosa Ana Paula , Gomes Ana Raquel Coelho , Silvestre Catarina , Barbosa David , Paixao Raquel , Faria Carolina , Osorio Ana Sofia , Gomes Vania , Ferreira Joana , Bicho Manuel , Bugalho Maria Joao

Increased recognition of the morbidity and mortality due to osteoporosis in men are main issues of public health. Ageing and the propensity to falls are the main risk factors for osteoporotic fractures in men; moreover, hypogonadism is an important secondary cause of low bone mineral density (BMD), but very little is known about the effect of hypogonadism treatment on the BMD.Objective: The aim was to study the impact on BMD of the treatment of male hypo...