A. Pechersky: Features of diagnostics and treatment of partial androgen deficiency of aging men / Central Europian Journal of Urology, p.p., 387-404
Introduction Decreasing of testosterone level is an important part of a male elderly.
Material and methods To describe this phenomenon a PubMed and national databases were searched for 17β–dehydrotestosterone, common testosterone, free testosterone, 17β–estradiol, luteinizing hormone, partial androgen deficiency of aging men.
Results The reduction in intensity of the processes of tissue renewal of the testicles results in a partial androgen deficiency of aging men. A decrease in the levels of total and free testosterone and an increase in the levels of 5α–dihydrotestosterone, 17β–estradiol, sex hormone binding globulin, LH and FSH, along with a decrease in the amplitude of the rhythm of incretion of LH, FSH and total testosterone will testify to a deficiency of testosterone.
Conclusions It is very important to make an individualized selection of the dose of testosterone preparation which enters the blood plasma.