T G Travison

Summary

Affiliation: New England Research Institutes
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Frailty, serum androgens, and the CAG repeat polymorphism: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Thomas G Travison
    Department of Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2746-54. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Age trends in proximal femur geometry in men: variation by race and ethnicity
    T G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 19:277-87. 2008
  3. pmc Lean mass and not fat mass is associated with male proximal femur strength
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:189-98. 2008
  4. pmc The relationship between body composition and bone mineral content: threshold effects in a racially and ethnically diverse group of men
    T G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 19:29-38. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Global effects estimation for multidimensional outcomes
    T G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Stat Med 26:4845-59. 2007
  6. pmc Relation between serum testosterone, serum estradiol, sex hormone-binding globulin, and geometrical measures of adult male proximal femur strength
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:853-60. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Cortisol levels and measures of body composition in middle-aged and older men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:71-7. 2007
  8. doi request reprint The natural history of symptomatic androgen deficiency in men: onset, progression, and spontaneous remission
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02474, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:831-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The natural progression and remission of erectile dysfunction: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 177:241-6; discussion 246. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The relative contributions of aging, health, and lifestyle factors to serum testosterone decline in men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:549-55. 2007

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. pmc Frailty, serum androgens, and the CAG repeat polymorphism: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Thomas G Travison
    Department of Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2746-54. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that (CAG)n would exhibit a modifying influence on the association between circulating total and calculated free testosterone (TT and FT) and physical frailty in aging men...
  2. ncbi request reprint Age trends in proximal femur geometry in men: variation by race and ethnicity
    T G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 19:277-87. 2008
    ..Cross-sectional analyses indicate greatest bone strength among black men, and greater age-related differences in bone strength among Hispanic men than other subjects at the narrow neck and intertrochanter regions of the proximal femur...
  3. pmc Lean mass and not fat mass is associated with male proximal femur strength
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 23:189-98. 2008
    ..Analyses showed that nonbone lean mass, but not fat mass, is independently associated with measures of proximal femur density, axial and bending strength, and resistance to buckling...
  4. pmc The relationship between body composition and bone mineral content: threshold effects in a racially and ethnically diverse group of men
    T G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 19:29-38. 2008
    ..The protective influence of increased weight appears to be driven by lean mass...
  5. ncbi request reprint Global effects estimation for multidimensional outcomes
    T G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Stat Med 26:4845-59. 2007
    ..We also explore the performance properties of global effects estimation through simulation...
  6. pmc Relation between serum testosterone, serum estradiol, sex hormone-binding globulin, and geometrical measures of adult male proximal femur strength
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:853-60. 2009
    ..Although previous studies have indicated associations between circulating testosterone (T) or estradiol (E2) concentrations and bone mineral density, the relationship between gonadal steroids and skeletal geometry is not well defined...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cortisol levels and measures of body composition in middle-aged and older men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:71-7. 2007
    ..We undertook an analysis to determine both cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between body composition and serum cortisol concentrations in a randomly chosen group of 999 community-dwelling men, aged 40-79 years...
  8. doi request reprint The natural history of symptomatic androgen deficiency in men: onset, progression, and spontaneous remission
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02474, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:831-9. 2008
    ..To describe the onset, progression, and remission of symptomatic androgen deficiency (SAD) using longitudinal data from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study (MMAS)...
  9. ncbi request reprint The natural progression and remission of erectile dysfunction: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Urol 177:241-6; discussion 246. 2007
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  10. ncbi request reprint The relative contributions of aging, health, and lifestyle factors to serum testosterone decline in men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:549-55. 2007
    ..Although it is known that serum testosterone (T) concentrations decline with age, the relative contributions of changes in health and lifestyle to that decline have not been adequately assessed...
  11. ncbi request reprint A population-level decline in serum testosterone levels in American men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:196-202. 2007
    ..These observations motivate a hypothesis of a population-level decrease in T over calendar time, independent of chronological aging...
  12. ncbi request reprint The relationship between libido and testosterone levels in aging men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2509-13. 2006
    ..Although it is known that serum testosterone (T) concentrations are related to libido, the strength of that relationship in community-dwelling men has not yet been determined...
  13. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in testosterone levels and treatment in older men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 16:211-7. 2009
    ..This article reviews the evidence in favor of such secular trends and discusses potential causes and implications...
  14. pmc Relative contributions of multiple determinants to bone mineral density in men
    G R Chiu
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:2035-47. 2009
    ..Lean mass accounted for the most variance, with substantially less accounted for by demographic, strength, and health factors...
  15. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and bone mineral density among Hispanic men
    A B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 20:245-55. 2009
    ..We observed differences in vitamin D deficiency and low BMD between Hispanic ethnic subgroups that persisted with adjustment for risk factors. Our data indicate a substantial burden of low BMD and vitamin D deficiency among Hispanic men...
  16. ncbi request reprint Is there a relationship between sex hormones and erectile dysfunction? Results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Urol 176:2584-8. 2006
    ..Simultaneously, age related changes occur in male endocrine functioning. We examined the association between erectile dysfunction and total testosterone, bioavailable testosterone, sex hormone-binding globulin and luteinizing hormone...
  17. ncbi request reprint Do statins affect androgen levels in men? Results from the Boston area community health survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1587-94. 2007
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  18. ncbi request reprint Low sex hormone-binding globulin, total testosterone, and symptomatic androgen deficiency are associated with development of the metabolic syndrome in nonobese men
    Varant Kupelian
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:843-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to determine whether low serum sex hormone levels or clinical androgen deficiency (AD) predict the development of MetS...
  19. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnic differences in bone mineral density in men
    A B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    Osteoporos Int 18:943-53. 2007
    ..Black men exhibited higher BMD than Hispanic or White men. Age-related BMD decreases were greatest among Hispanic men. Results may help explain variation in hip fracture rates by race/ethnicity...
  20. pmc Association between testosterone and estradiol and age-related decline in physical function in a diverse sample of men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Inc, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2000-8. 2008
    ....
  21. pmc Erectile dysfunction and mortality
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Sex Med 6:2445-54. 2009
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) share pathophysiological mechanisms and often co-occur. Yet it is not known whether ED provides an early warning for increased CVD or other causes of mortality...
  22. pmc Correlates of low testosterone and symptomatic androgen deficiency in a population-based sample
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3870-7. 2008
    ..Risk factors for low testosterone and symptomatic androgen deficiency (AD) may be modifiable...
  23. pmc Does erectile dysfunction contribute to cardiovascular disease risk prediction beyond the Framingham risk score?
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:350-6. 2010
    ..This study was designed to determine whether erectile dysfunction (ED) predicts cardiovascular disease (CVD) beyond traditional risk factors...
  24. doi request reprint Treatment of symptomatic androgen deficiency: results from the Boston Area Community Health Survey
    Susan A Hall
    New England Research Institutes, Nine Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02474, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1070-6. 2008
    ..We describe patterns and correlates of testosterone treatment in community-dwelling men...
  25. pmc Is hyperlipidemia or its treatment associated with erectile dysfunction?: Results from the Boston Area Community Health (BACH) Survey
    Susan A Hall
    Department of Epidemiology, New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Sex Med 6:1402-13. 2009
    ..Studies and reports suggest that both hyperlipidemia and its pharmacologic treatment may lead to an increased risk of erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  26. pmc Correlations between serum testosterone, estradiol, and sex hormone-binding globulin and bone mineral density in a diverse sample of men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2135-41. 2008
    ..However, most studies have been conducted in homogenous populations, and it is not known whether differences in hormones impact racial and ethnic differences in BMD...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of symptomatic androgen deficiency in men
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:4241-7. 2007
    ..Despite recognition that androgen deficiency in men should be defined according to biochemical and clinical criteria, most prevalence estimates are based on low testosterone levels alone...
  28. ncbi request reprint Testosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone, and physical performance in older men: results from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Amy B O'Donnell
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, MA 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:425-31. 2006
    ..This manuscript examines the relationships of total testosterone (T), bioavailable T, dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), and DHEA sulfate (DHEAS) to measures of physical performance in a large, population-based, random sample of men...
  29. pmc Beyond the lower urinary tract: the association of urologic and sexual symptoms with common illnesses
    Mary P Fitzgerald
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
    Eur Urol 52:407-15. 2007
    ..We investigate the relationship between ten urologic and sexual symptoms and four major illnesses (type II diabetes, cardiac disease, hypertension, and depression)...
  30. ncbi request reprint More on the measurement of normal testosterone levels: comments on the Barrett-Connor commentary
    Beth A Mohr
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 63:235-7. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic differences in bone turnover markers in men
    Benjamin Z Leder
    Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Thier 1047, 50 Blossom Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:3453-7. 2007
    ..Whereas racial and ethnic differences in fracture risk and bone mineral density (BMD) in men have been well described, the influence of race and ethnicity on biochemical markers of bone turnover is less clear...
  32. ncbi request reprint Functional outcomes following trauma-related lower-extremity amputation
    Ellen J MacKenzie
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Room 554, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1636-45. 2004
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  33. ncbi request reprint Assessment of screening evaluations is not straightforward Comment on: "Comparison of screening questionnaires for the diagnosis of hypogonadism" [J.E. Morley, H.M. Perry III, R.T. Kevorkian, P. Patrick, Maturitas 53 (2006) 424-429]
    Thomas G Travison
    Maturitas 54:305-6; author reply 307-8. 2006
  34. pmc How to interpret figures in reports of clinical trials
    Stuart J Pocock
    Medical Statistics Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 336:1166-9. 2008
  35. ncbi request reprint Male menopause: time for a decent burial?
    John B McKinlay
    Menopause 14:973-5. 2007
  36. doi request reprint Estimating the prevalence of limb loss in the United States: 2005 to 2050
    Kathryn Ziegler-Graham
    Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, St Olaf College, Northfield, MN, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:422-9. 2008
    ..To estimate the current prevalence of limb loss in the United States and project the future prevalence to the year 2050...
  37. ncbi request reprint An analysis of outcomes of reconstruction or amputation after leg-threatening injuries
    Michael J Bosse
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:1924-31. 2002
    ..Limb salvage for severe trauma has replaced amputation as the primary treatment in many trauma centers. However, long-term outcomes after limb reconstruction or amputation have not been fully evaluated...