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Urologic Endocrinology

  • Paolo Verze
  • Vincenzo Mirone
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Part of the Springer Specialist Surgery Series book series (SPECIALIST)

Abstract

Urology is a specialist discipline having both medical and surgical aspects. In recent years, a growing interest in medical urological diseases of mainly endocrinological origin has emerged. Within this context, age-related male hypogonadism is of paramount importance. Recent preclinical and clinical data has demonstrated the critical consequences of hypogonadism not only on sexual behavior, but also on the entire psychophysical health of men as testosterone regulates the functional properties of multiple body tissues.

Keywords

Renal Cell Carcinoma Androgen Receptor Luteinizing Hormone Testosterone Level Androgen Deprivation Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paolo Verze
    • 1
  • Vincenzo Mirone
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of Naples, AOU “Federico II”NaplesItaly

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