Kamil Karolczak, Lucyna Konieczna, Tomasz Kostka, Piotr J. Witas, Bartlomiej Soltysik, Tomasz Baczek, Cezary Watala
Abstract:The cardiovascular effects of testosterone and dihydrotestosterone are generally attributed to their modulatory action on lipid and glucose metabolism. However, no ex vivo studies suggest that circulating androgen levels influence the activation and reactivity of blood platelets – one of the main components of the haemostasis system directly involved in atherosclerosis. The levels of testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and oestradiol in plasma from men and women aged from 60 to 65 years were measured by LC-MS; t…
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