Endothelial dysfunction, erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular risk


Authors: T. Šrámková
Authors‘ workplace: Urologická klinika a Sexuologický ústav 1. LF UK a VFN v PrazeSexuologické oddělení LF MU a FN Brno
Published in: Kardiol Rev Int Med 2014, 16(4): 262-266
Category: Cardiology Review

Overview

Erectile dysfunction is defined as an inability to achieve and maintain an erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual intercourse. Erectile dysfunction incidence is common worldwide. Erectile dysfunction may be the first clinical manifestation of endothelial dysfunction. Erectile dysfunction shares risk factors with cardiovascular disease and is a predictor of a serious cardiovascular event in men who are 30– 60 years of age and in diabetic patients over a period of two to five years.

Keywords:
erectile dysfunction –  endothelial dysfunction –  cardiovascular risk


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