Late-onset hypogonadism (LOH) and androgens: validity of the measurement of free testosterone levels in the diagnostic criteria in Japan.

Abstract

The basis of diagnosis of late-onset hypogonadism (LOH) is the measurement of androgen levels. Traditionally, total testosterone (total T) was also used as the primary indicator of gonadal function in Japan. In 1998, the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male was founded to conduct basic and clinical research on this issue internationally. As… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-2042.2008.02203.x

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@article{Iwamoto2009LateonsetH, title={Late-onset hypogonadism (LOH) and androgens: validity of the measurement of free testosterone levels in the diagnostic criteria in Japan.}, author={T. Iwamoto and Toshihiko Yanase and Hitoshi Horie and Mikio Namiki and Akihiko Okuyama}, journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association}, year={2009}, volume={16 2}, pages={168-74} }