9781842143124

Androgens And Reproductive Aging

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    9781842143124

  • ISBN10:

    1842143123

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-01-17
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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Summary

This book addresses the emotive topics of reproductive aging, menopause and the use of androgen supplements to mitigate their effects. The subject of androgen treatment in reproductive aged women and men is attracting increasing interest from specialists in reproduction medicine, endocrinology and other primary care providers, as well as from patients and the media. To date, no book as yet has been devoted to androgen therapy covering its use in both men and women. The book has an all-star cast of authors and is edited by two leading authorities in reproductive medicine and infertility. The contents cover androgen production in the healthy male and female; the decline of androgen production during aging, with the associated effects on body composition and libido; and the benefits and potential side-effects of androgen replacement therapy.

Author Biography

Togas Tulandi is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Milton Leong Chair in Reproductive Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
v
Foreword ix
Preface xi
Androgen production in women
1(4)
Natalie Z Burger
Julia V Johnson
Pathophysiology of androgen deficiency
5(12)
Gloria A Bachmann
Margaret Kilibwa
Endocrine aspects of reproductive aging in men and women
17(12)
Ryan Zlupko
Joseph S Sanfilippo
Androgen receptor expression in women and its relationship to sexual function
29(14)
Crista E Johnson
Jennifer R Berman
Psychosexual effects of menopause
43(14)
Karine Chung
Luigi Mastroianni Jr
Effects of combined estrogen--androgen preparations on sexual function in postmenopausal women
57(10)
Barbara B Sherwin
Transdermal testosterone treatment in women
67(8)
Livia Rivera-Woll
Susan R Davis
Tailoring menopausal hormone therapy: role of antiandrogens
75(18)
Hermann PG Schneider
Hermann M Behre
Is there a role for androgens in premenopausal women?
93(6)
Camille Sylvestre
William M Buckett
Treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women: is there a place for androgens?
99(10)
Laszlo B Tanko
Claus Christiansen
Practical aspects of estrogen--androgen hormone replacement therapy
109(4)
Camille Sylvestre
Morrie M Gelfand
Androgens, DHEA and breast cancer
113(24)
Fernand Labrie
Richard Poulin
Jacques Simard
Van Luu-The
Claude Labrie
Alain Belanger
Side effects of androgen treatment
137(18)
Orhan Bukulmez
Bruce R Carr
An introduction to androgen decline in aging males
155(16)
Maurita H Carrejo
John W Culberson
Robert S Tan
Index 171

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