Antioxidants in Andrology
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Bog, paperback
Udgivelsesdato:
03-05-2018
Sprog:
Engelsk
Udgave:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017.
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This book focuses on the use of various molecules with antioxidant properties in the treatment of major male genital tract disorders, especially male infertility, erectile dysfunction, and accessory gland infection. The coverage also includes discussion of pathophysiology, the molecular basis of male infertility, and the rationale for use of antioxidants, with particular attention to coenzyme Q10 and carnitine. Oxidative stress occurs when the production of reactive oxygen species, including free radicals, exceeds the body's natural antioxidant defences, leading to cellular damage. Oxidative stress is present in about half of all infertile men, and reactive oxygen species can produce infertility both by damaging the sperm membrane, with consequences for sperm motility, and by altering the sperm DNA. There is consequently a clear rationale for the use of antioxidant treatments within andrology, and various in vitro and in vivo studies have indicated that many antioxidants indeed have beneficial impacts. In providing a detailed and up-to-date overview of the subject, this book will be of interest to both practitioners and researchers in andrology, endocrinology, and urology.

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Udgivelsesdato:
03-05-2018
ISBN13:
9783319824208
Vægt:
202 g
Bredde:
155 mm
Højde:
235 mm
Format:
Paperback
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    This book focuses on the use of various molecules with antioxidant properties in the treatment of major male genital tract disorders, especially male infertility, erectile dysfunction, and accessory gland infection. 1 Paperback / softback 12 Tables, color; 7 Illustrations, color; VII, 79 p. 7 illus. in color.

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