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ea0029p1039 | Male Reproduction | ICEECE2012

Poor response to alprostadil ici test is associated with arteriogenic erectile dysfunction and higher risk of major adverse cardiovascular events

Rastrelli G. , Corona G. , Monami M. , Melani C. , Balzi D. , Sforza A. , Forti G. , Mannucci E. , Maggi M.

Introduction: Intracavernous alprostadil injection (ICI) test has been considered useless in assessing the vascular status of subjects with erectile dysfunction (ED).Aim: To analyze the clinical correlates of ICI test in patients with ED and to verify the value of this test in predicting major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE).Methods: A consecutive series of 2,396 men (mean age 55.9±11.9 years) attending our outpatient cli...

ea0029p1036 | Male Reproduction | ICEECE2012

Severe depressive symptoms and cardiovascular risk in subjects with erectile dysfunction

Fisher A. , Bandini E. , Corona G. , Ricca V. , Monami M. , Boddi V. , Balzi D. , Melani C. , Forti G. , Mannucci E. , Maggi M.

Introduction: Although penile blood flow (PBF) has been recommended as an additional diagnostic test in identifying erectile dysfunction (ED) patients at risk for latent cardiovascular disease, no study has ever assessed the possible association of PBF and the relational component of sexual function with incident major cardiovascular events (MACE).Aim: The aim of this study is to investigate whether severity of ED, PBF and other factors related to a coup...