Last updated on February 2018

Effect of PROGRESSive Training and Teststerone in Older Frail Men


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

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

  • Conditions: Muscle Weakness | Hemiparesis
  • Age: Between 70 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male

Inclusion Criteria:

Living in their own home or in sheltered accommodation. Independent gait possible. with tool. Capable of stand-up and sit in a chair at least 8 times in 30 sec. There must be at least 3 symptoms or objective findings of low testosterone . Serum testosterone <10nmol /L as the average of two independent measurements

Exclusion Criteria:

Known or previous prostate cancer. Abnormally elevated serum PSA (PSA = prostate specific antigen) corresponding to PSA> 5 ng / ml or PSA> 0.15 ng / ml / cc (relative to the prostatic volume in cubic centimeters (cc)). Hmatomacrose. Heart disease in the form of: peri-, myo-, or endocarditis, angina, severe heart failure (NYHA class III and IV), severe hypertension (systolic blood pressure> 180 or diastolic BT> 105 mmHg after antihypertensive therapy). Dyspnoea at rest. Liver (AST> 2 x ULN) or renal impairment (serum creatinine> 200 micromoles / L). Severe and insufficiently treated epilepsy or migraine. Insulin treatment. Previous or current bifosfonat-, fluoride, HRT, SERM-, strontium, teraparatid- or more than 3 weeks of prednisolone. Joint disease with acute inflammation. Active cancer disease in chemo- or radiotherapy. Bone metabolic disease apart from age-related osteoporosis. Autoimmune diseases, chronic systemic diseases (cirrhosis, AIDS, chronic renal failure). Primary testosterone deficiency in the form of testicular dysgenesis, Klinefelter syndrome (47, XXY), 46, XX males, LH-resistance, the Y chromosome deletions, other sex chromosome abnormalities ,. Significant abuse, mental illness, dementia, physical disability with inability to implement intervention or tests or to give informed consent. Contraindications to testosterone undecanoate is included in the exclusion criteria, such as. presence of liver tumors, breast and prostate cancer, as subjects will be examined before the trial starts.

Recruitment Status: Open


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