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About this book
New developments in testosterone action and therapy are summarized here by internationally renowned experts. They review both basic and clinical knowledge in 20 chapters. This 2nd edition has been thoroughly revised and extended. The book presents the biochemistry of testosterone, its biosynthesis, metabolism and mechanisms of action in target organs. Effects on bones, muscles, lipids, hair, the prostate, and the brain are considered in separate chapters. Syndromes caused by androgen resistance are described in order to highlight the importance of properly functioning enzymes and receptors in the target organs. The pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and clinical uses and abuses of testosterone preparations are discussed in detail, and side effects of testosterone treatment are reviewed. This is the state-of-the-art book about testosterone action and therapy for endocrinologists, andrologists, urologists and pharmacologists.
Andrology Hypogonadismus Männliche Kontrazeption Männliche Seneszenz Testosteron Testosterone Testosterontherapie hypogonadism male contraception male senescence mechanism of action of testosterone side effects of testosterone treatment testosterone treatment therapy with testosterone transdermal testosterone treatment