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January 1987

Male Reproductive Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Management of Hypogonadism, Infertility, and Impotence,

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Durham, NC

Arch Intern Med. 1987;147(1):24-25. doi:10.1001/archinte.1987.00370010030004

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Male Reproductive Dysfunction is the seventh in an excellent series entitled Basic and Clinical Endocrinology. This volume is a compilation of individual articles on a variety of subjects relating to reproductive and sexual dysfunction in the male that has been edited and selected with great care by the two very competent editors. The book is organized into 26 chapters, under five general subject headings. These headings include the following: "Normal Anatomy, Physiology, and Biochemistry"; "Leydig Cell Dysfunction"; "Germ Cell Dysfunction;" "Psychogenic Sexual Dysfunction"; and "Male Contraception." A majority of the text is devoted to the first three subject categories, and the final two seem to be added for the sake of completion. Certainly, the first three sections are most appropriate to the series theme of basic and clinical endocrinology and provide an excellent and thorough review of those subjects. The defined purpose for this volume was to "consolidate accumulated knowledge

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