Secondary Hypogonadism at Patients Hormonally Treated for Prostatic Carcinoma from a Cardiologist Perspective

Stefan Farský
2019 Annals of Urology & Nephrology  
In the cardiologist's care are often patients treated for erectile dysfunction or prostatic cancer and, vice versa, in the urologist or andrologist´s care patients treated for hypertension, arrhythmias and coronary heart disease. There is needed to respect mutually influences and take them in account at the diagnostic and therapeutic indications. Secondary hypogonadism at patients hormonally treated for prostatic carcinoma leads to loss of both positive testosterone effects on cardiovascular
more » ... metabolic system and vitality decrease. Cardiovascular rehabilitation carries benefit not to patients with coronary artery disease only, but to patients treated for prostatic carcinoma too. Prostatic disease treatment by urologist may influence blood pressure values of patient treated by cardiologist. This article provides more detail information's on the pathological-physiological background of relevant mutual relationships and their practical impact on clinical patient management.
doi:10.33552/aun.2019.01.000504 fatcat:kf4ekhi2mnd2vlkwkdbr5jqbuq