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ea0035p201 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology & Lipid Metabolism | ECE2014

Low testosterone syndrome protects from major adverse cardiovascular events in subjects at high cardiovascular burden

Corona Giovanni , Ratrelli Giulia , Maseroli Elisa , Forti Gianni , Maggi Mario

Introduction: The role of testosterone in cardiovascular (CV) health of men is controversial. Several data suggest that hypogonadism is associated with CV mortality but not morbidity. However, recent evidence shows that hypogonadal subjects treated with testosterone replacement therapy have a higher incidence of major adverse CV events (MACE). The aim of this study is to analyse whether the gonadal status might predict MACE incidence according to the previous history of MACE, ...

ea0035p691 | Male reproduction | ECE2014

Clinical correlates of enlarged prostate size in subjects with sexual dysfunction

Corona Giovanni , Maseroli Elisa , Ratrelli Giulia , Vignozzi Linda , Forti Gianni , Maggi Mario

Introduction: Digito-rectal examination (DRE) of the prostate is provides useful information on the state of prostate growth and on the presence of suspected peripheral nodules. The aim of this study is to describe the clinical and biochemical correlates of finding an enlarged prostate size at DRE in subjects with sexual dysfunction (SD).Methods: A consecutive series of 2379 patients was retrospectively studied. The analysis was focused on a subset of su...

ea0035p955 | Steroid metabolism and action | ECE2014

Testosterone supplementation and sexual function: a meta-analysis study

Corona Giovanni , Isidori Andrea M , Buvat Jaques , Aversa Antonio , Ratrelli Giulia , Hackett Geoff , Rochira Vincenzo , Lenzi Andrea , Maggi Mario

Introduction: The role of testosterone supplementation (TS) as a possible treatment for male sexual dysfunction remains questionable. The aim of the present study is to meta-analyse data evaluating the effects of TS on male sexual function and its therapeutic synergism with the use of phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5i).Methods: An extensive Medline Embase and Cochrane search was performed including the following words: ‘testosterone’, ‘erect...