ea0025p37 | Clinical biochemistry | SFEBES2011
, McGowan Barbara
, Powrie Jake
, Thomas Stephen
, Carroll Paul
Background: Testosterone replacement therapy has been shown to produce a wide range of benefits for men with hypogonadism with studies showing improvement in libido, bone density, muscle mass, body composition, mood, cognition, and erythopoiesis. The risks associated with testosterone replacement therapy are less well characterised and there is a lack of larger randomised trials. One recognised risk is polycythaemia. The aim of this study is to assess the frequency of polycyth...