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Performance of Massachusetts Male Aging Study (MMAS) and androgen deficiency in the aging male (ADAM) questionnaires in the prediction of free testosterone in patients aged 40 years or older treated in outpatient regimen.

Authors
  • Cabral, Renan Desimon
  • Busin, Luciane
  • Rosito, Tiago Elias
  • Koff, Walter José
Type
Published Article
Journal
The aging male : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2014
Volume
17
Issue
3
Pages
147–154
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/13685538.2014.908460
PMID: 24739016
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

The ADAM and MMAS questionnaires showed adequate sensitivity in diagnosing male patients with low levels of free testosterone. However, because of the lack of specificity, these tools cannot replace calculated free testosterone assessments in men aged 40 years and above.

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