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ea0049ep370 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism | ECE2017

Cardiometabolic risk and female sexuality: focus on clitoral vascular resistance

Maseroli Elisa , Fanni Egidia , Cipriani Sarah , Scavello Irene , Pampaloni Francesca , Battaglia Cesare , Fambrini Massimiliano , Mannucci Edoardo , Jannini Emmanuele A , Maggi Mario , Vignozzi Linda

The relation between sexual and cardiovascular health in women is not well defined. Clitoral colour Doppler ultrasound (CDU) with assessment of the pulsatility index (PI), reflecting resistance to blood flow, has been proposed as an objective measurement of sexual functioning. We aimed to investigate the associations between clitoral PI and cardiometabolic risk factors. Seventy-one adult heterosexual women attending our clinic for sexual dysfunction were consecutively recruite...