By T. Hugh Jones
Testosterone has an immense effect on significant organ platforms and tissues, together with mind, metabolism, cardiovascular in addition to musculoskeletal and immune structures. overlaying many medical components, this publication can pay specific awareness to the analysis and administration of hypogonadism, discussing present guidance, biochemical evaluate, new innovations in testosterone alternative remedy and long term tracking of handled males. in addition the function of testosterone deficiency in getting older, weight problems, muscle functionality and frailty and erectile disorder is covered.Recent facts for the function of testosterone within the pathogenesis of power illnesses equivalent to diabetes, heart problems and osteoporosis is suggested. New advancements within the strength therapy of those scientific stipulations also are. offered. essentially of curiosity to endocrinologists, urologists, andrologists and sexologists, the variety of subject matters coated can be appropriate to fundamental care physicians, gerontologists, diabetologists and cardiologists.
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Commonly used intramuscular injectable testosterone esters are TE and cypionate [1, 2, 4]. 40 Gooren Injection interval 1 week Advantages: Long experience Reliable absorption Disadvantages: Injections Supraphysiological levels, fluctuations Total testosterone (nmol/l) Intramuscular testosterone enanthate 80 60 40 20 0 80 60 40 20 0 80 60 40 20 0 Injection interval 2 weeks 80 60 40 20 0 Injection interval 4 weeks Injection interval 3 weeks 2 4 6 8 10 Weeks 12 14 16 Fig. 3. Pharmacokinetics of intramuscular TE demonstrating wide fluctuations in serum testosterone levels.
3) The laboratory should offer some measure of assessment of free or bioavailable testosterone concentration. (4) Samples for estimation of plasma testosterone concentration should be obtained in the early morning (before 11:00 h). (5) The majority of elderly men have total testosterone concentrations in the reference range for young men. (6) It is unlikely that salivary testosterone offers any benefit at present to the routine assessment of androgen status. Testosterone Assays 29 References 1 Taieb J, Mathian B, Millot F, Patricot M-C, Mathieu E, Queyrel N, Lacroix I, Somma-Delperro C, Boudou P: Testosterone measured by 10 immunoassays and by isotope-dilution gas chromatography-mass spectrometry in sera from 1116 men, women and children.
M. 35 30 Testosterone (nmol/l) Testosterone (nmol/l) 40 15 20 15 10 5 0 1 2 3 4 5 Day 6 7 8 0 1 2 3 4 5 Day 6 7 8 0 1 2 3 4 5 Day 6 7 8 0 1 23 21 19 17 15 12 11 10 9 8 13 11 9 7 5 2 3 4 Day 5 6 7 Fig. 1. Intra-individual variability in plasma testosterone in 8 normal men aged 25–60 years in samples taken between 09:00 and 10:00 h and between 16:00 and 17:00 h on at least 6 separate days over a 1-month period [reproduced from 14]. 0 14:00 18:00 22:00 02:00 06:00 Time in clock hours 10:00 14:00 Fig.
Advances in the Management of Testosterone Deficiency (Frontiers of Hormone Research Vol 37) by T. Hugh Jones