Testosterone, anastrozole and venous thrombosis

  • Rebecca L. Glaser
    Millennium Wellness Center, 228 E. Spring Valley Road, Dayton, OH 45458, USA

    Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, 3460 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
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      Background: Some studies have shown that testosterone (T) therapy is associated with an increase in venous thrombotic events, particularly in men at high risk. This may be due to aromatization of T and subsequent estrogen induced thrombophilia.
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