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Comment & Response
March 5, 2014

Deaths and Cardiovascular Events in Men Receiving Testosterone

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  • 1Age Management Boston, Boston, Massachusetts

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JAMA. 2014;311(9):963. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.395

To the Editor Dr Vigen and colleagues1 found an association between testosterone therapy and increased cardiovascular events. We believe what they actually demonstrated was failure to follow guidelines2 from the Endocrine Society, which resulted in suboptimal patient outcomes. In addition, the authors used statistics that obscure rather than illuminate.

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