G.V. Ter-Avanesov. Age-related male hypogonadism: ethiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment
The modern concept of age-related male hypogonadism is analyzed; factors that influence this condition and its diagnosis criteria are discussed. The algorithm of examination in males with age-related androgen deficiency is presented. This algorithm helps to standardize the diagnostic stage and to define the indications for hormone replacement therapy. Testosterone products used in the treatment of age-related hypogonadism are discussed. Among them Nebido® merits attention as an efficacious and safe agent.