Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0014p194 | (1) | ECE2007

A comparison of NCEP-ATP-III and IDF metabolic syndrome definitions with relation to metabolic syndrome associated sexual dysfunction

Corona Giovanni , Mannucci Edoardo , Petrone Luisa , Lotti Francesco , Fisher Alessandra D , Balercia Giancarlo , Chairini Valerio , Forti Gianni , Maggi Mario

Objectives: The aim of present study was to verify possible differences in the prevalence of vasculogenic ED and hypogonadism comparing two distinct new definitions of MetS, as National Cholesterol Education Program-Third Adult Treatment Panel (NCEP-ATPIII) and International diabetes Federation (IDF) in patients with sexual dysfunction.Methods: Several hormonal, biochemical and instrumental (penile doppler ultrasound) parameters were studied. ANDROTEST S...

ea0014p611 | (1) | ECE2007

Androtest: a structured interview for the screening of hypogonadism in patients with sexual dysfunction

Corona Giovanni , Petrone Luisa , Mannucci Edoardo , Fisher Alessandra D , Chairini Valerio , Balercia Giancarlo , Forti Gianni , Maggi Mario

Objectives: Detecting hypogonadism is crucial in patients with sexual dysfunctions because hypogonadism can have a causal role for them and testosterone (T) substitution represents a milestone for the therapy. At present, three different inventories have been developed for screening of hypogonadism in aging male. All these instruments demonstrated a good sensitivity but low specificity. No inventories are available for the screening of hypogonadism in patients with sexual dysf...