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Clinical Study

Beneficial Effects of Testosterone Therapy on Functional Capacity, Cardiovascular Parameters, and Quality of Life in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure

Table 1

Comparison of baseline information between intervention and placebo groups.

Characteristics Testosterone group
( )
Placebo group
( )
value

Age, year60.83 ± 8.3160.24 ± 11.890.841
Body mass index, kg/m226.78 ± 2.9126.11 ± 3.970.505
Diabetes mellitus 7 (28)6 (24)0.747
Hypertension7 (28)3 (12)0.289
Hyperlipidemia 11 (44)6 (24)0.136
Cigarette smoking2 (8)1 (4)0.998
NYHA classification0.272
 II20 (80)13 (52)
 III5 (20)10 (40)
 IV0 (0)2 (8)