Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0029p289 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism | ICEECE2012

Hypogonadism as a risk factor for cardiovascular mortality in men: a meta-analytic study

Rastrelli G. , Corona G. , Monami M. , Guay A. , Buvat J. , Sforza A. , Forti G. , Mannucci E. , Maggi M.

Objective: To verify whether hypogonadism represents a risk factor for cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality and to verify whether testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) improves CV parameters in subjects with known CV diseases (CVDs).Design: Meta-analysis.Methods: An extensive Medline search was performed using the following words ‘testosterone, CVD, and males’. The search was restricted to data from January 1, 196...

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...

ea0029p1040 | Male Reproduction | ICEECE2012

Hormonal associations and sexual dysfunctions in patients with impaired fasting glucose

Rastrelli G. , Corona G. , Balercia G. , Lotti F. , Sforza A. , Monami M. , Forti G. , Mannucci E. , Maggi M.

Introduction: The category of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) denotes a state of non-diabetic hyperglycemia, considered a risk factor of the further development of diabetes mellitus (DM) and cardiovascular (CV) diseases.Aim: The aim of the present study is to evaluate the impact of IFG on sexual health in men. In addition its effect on CV morbidity and mortality will also be addressed.Methods: A consecutive series of 3451 men (mean ...

ea0029p494 | Developmental endocrinology | ICEECE2012

Childhood maltreatment in subjects with male to female gender identity disorder

Fisher A. , Bandini E. , Ricca V. , Meriggiola M. , Jannini E. , Manieri C. , Corona G. , Monami M. , Forti G. , Mannucci E. , Maggi M.

Introduction: Childhood maltreatment is quite common and constitutes a non-specific risk factor for a range of different emotional and behavioural problems during lifespan. It has been demonstrated that sexual minorities are at higher risk of maltreatment and abuse, and a high proportion of transsexual subjects reports childhood maltreatment.Aim: To evaluate the prevalence of reported childhood maltreatment in a clinical sample of patients with male to f...

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...