Testosterone Prodrug Improves Muscle Mass, Encephalopathy in Men With Cirrhosis

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An investigational testosterone prodrug resulted in improvements in skeletal muscle mass and quality, and lowered rates of hepatic encephalopathy in men with cirrhosis and sarcopenia, according to a small phase II pilot study. In a modified intention-to-treat analysis, men with cirrhosis had an increase in the L3-skeletal muscle index (L3-SMI) of 4.1 cm2/m2 after 24 […]

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Publish date : 2024-06-11 21:10:25

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