The role of testosterone therapy in postmenopausal women: position statement of The North American Menopause Society.
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Menopause | Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health) | Published : 2005
OBJECTIVE: To create an evidence-based position statement regarding the role of exogenous testosterone in postmenopausal women. DESIGN: The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) enlisted a panel of clinicians and researchers acknowledged to be experts in the field of testosterone therapy to review the evidence obtained from the medical literature, compile supporting statements and conclusions, and reach consensus on recommendations. The document was reviewed and approved by the NAMS Board of Trustees. RESULTS: Endogenous testosterone levels have not been clearly linked to sexual function in postmenopausal women. Published evidence from randomized controlled trials, although limited, indica..View full abstract