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Rees J. Does testosterone therapy raise the risk of VTE? Practitioner 2016;260(1799):5

Does testosterone therapy raise the risk of VTE?

16 Dec 2016Registered users

The evidence remains inconclusive as to whether testosterone increases the risk of VTE significantly. However, it would appear sensible, if initiating testosterone replacement, particularly in those with a past history of VTE or other significant risk factors, to mention the concern over this, and advise early reporting of any potential symptoms of VTE.

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