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Testosterone therapy and cardiovascular events among men: a systematic review and meta-analysis of placebo-controlled randomized trials

Lin Xu1, Guy Freeman1, Benjamin J Cowling1 and C Mary Schooling12*

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1 School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China

2 CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, 2180 Third Avenue, New York, NY, 10035, USA

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BMC Medicine 2013, 11:108  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-108

Published: 18 April 2013

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PRISMA 2009 Checklist.

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Trials where authors contacted for additional information and responses.[13,35-37,40,42-48,100].

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Quality assessment of the selected placebo-controlled RCTs of the effects of testosterone therapy on cardiovascular-related events (CRE) [19],[26],[39],[41],[44],[46],[48]-[68].

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Description of cardiovascular-related events in the selected placebo-controlled RCTs [19],[26],[39],[41],[44],[46],[48]-[67],[101].

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