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Current Controversies and Strategies
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Androgen Deficiency and Testosterone Replacement: Current Controversies and Strategies explores the difficulties around the diagnosis and treatment of androgen deficiency. The text examines the available evidence concerning the diagnosis and treatment of men with low testosterone. It also examines controversies in the identification and management of these men. While the information contained within will be of use to those who specialize in androgen deficiency and sexual medicine, the scope of the book will serve as a source of basic information about testosterone replacement and as a source of reasoned analysis of the controversies surrounding testosterone replacement in the aging male. Physicians and physician extenders will be able to apply evidence management principles to the evaluation and treatment of men with testosterone deficiency; supported by the most recent practice guidelines available. The authors represent a select group of physicians with expertise in androgen deficiency and replacement.

 Androgen Deficiency and Testosterone Replacement: Current Controversies and Strategies will be of great value to all physicians and physician extenders who deliver health care to men of all ages. 


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Chapters authored by a complete spectrum of specialists

Reasoned analysis of current controversies

The most recent practice guidelines available


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Androgen Deficiency and Testosterone Replacement: Current Controversies and Strategies explores the difficulties around the diagnosis and treatment of androgen deficiency. The text examines the available evidence concerning the diagnosis and treatment of men with low testosterone. It also examines controversies in the identification and management of these men. While the information contained within will be of use to those who specialize in androgen deficiency and sexual medicine, the scope of the book will serve as a source of basic information about testosterone replacement and as a source of reasoned analysis of the controversies surrounding testosterone replacement in the aging male. Physicians and physician extenders will be able to apply evidence management principles to the evaluation and treatment of men with testosterone deficiency; supported by the most recent practice guidelines available. The authors represent a select group of physicians with expertise in androgen deficiency and replacement.

 Androgen Deficiency and Testosterone Replacement: Current Controversies and Strategies will be of great value to all physicians and physician extenders who deliver health care to men of all ages. 


Contents:

Chapter 1: The Institute of Medicine White Paper on Testosterone-Current Perspective  
Craig F. Donatucci

Chapter 2: The Laboratory Diagnosis of Testosterone Deficiency
Akanksha Mehta
Darius A. Paduch

Chapter 3: The Clinical Diagnosis of Androgen Deficiency
Gregory C. Mitchell
Ege Can Serefoglu
Wayne J.G. Hellstrom

Chapter 4: The Use of Patient Reported Outcome Questionnaires in the Diagnosis of Androgen Deficiency
Gregory J. Lowe
George C. Bailey
Tracey L. Krupski

Chapter 5: Testosterone, and its association with metabolic and cardiovascular disease
Giovanni Corona
Giulia Rastrelli
Mario Maggi

Chapter 6: The Role of Androgens in Prostate Cancer
Frances Alba
Claudio A. Romero
Run Wang

Chapter 7: Androgen Deficiency in the Adolescent Male
Erin R. McNamara
Sherry S. Ross

Chapter 8: Effects of Androgen Deficiency and Replacement on Male Fertility
Andrew C. Kramer

Chapter 9: HIV and Testosterone in Men
Gina Cambareri
Jane Ashby
David Goldmeier
Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad

Chapter 10: Treatment Options for Testosterone Replacement Therapy
Mohit Khera

Chapter 11: Alternate Therapies for Testosterone Replacement
Ege Can Serefoglu
Ahmet Gokce
Wayne J.G. Hellstrom
Andre T. Guay


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781627031790
Publisher: Springer (Humana Press)
Publication date: November, 2012
Pages: 248

Subcategories: Endocrinology, Urology

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Wayne J.G. Hellstrom, MD, FACS
Tulane University Medical Center, Department of Urology, New Orleans, LA, USA