Last updated on February 2018

Association Between Testosterone Levels and COPD Severity


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease | Hypogonadism
  • Age: Between 45 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults Men 45 years
  • COPD defined according to clinical diagnosis and spirometry American thoracic society ( ATS) criteria
  • Stable COPD without recent acute exacerbation (less than 2 weeks)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refusal to participate or informed consent process
  • Those who are under treatment with testosterone replacement or anti-androgens
  • Comorbidities: Cirrhosis, Alcoholism, cryptorchidism, panhypopituitarism, Pituitary adenoma.
  • Orchiectomy
  • Systemic glucocorticoids (equivalent dose 4 mg of prednisone in the last 3 weeks).
  • Relative and absolute contraindications for spirometry.

Recruitment Status: Open


Brief Description Eligibility Contact Research Team


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