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ea0026p559 | Cardiovascular endocrinology and lipid metabolism | ECE2011

Severe depressive symptoms and cardiovascular risk in subjects with erectile dysfunction

Bandini Elisa , Fisher Alessandra , Corona Giovanni , Ricca Valdo , Monami Matteo , Forti Gianni , Mannucci Edoardo , Maggi Mario

Introduction: Erectile dysfunction (ED) and mood depression are often associated and both are correlated with an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The aim of the present study is to explore biological and clinical correlates of depressive symptomatology in a sample of men consulting for sexual dysfunction and to verify possible associations between depressive symptoms and incidence of major cardiovascular events (MACE).Methods: A ...

ea0032p675 | Male reproduction | ECE2013

Investigation on psychological symptoms improves ANDROTEST accuracy in predicting hypogonadism in subjects with sexual dysfunction

Rastrelli Giulia , Corona Giovanni , Bandini Elisa , Strada Carolina , Maseroli Elisa , Ricca Valdo , Faravelli Carlo , Mannucci Edoardo , Maggi Mario

The role of psychological symptoms in recognizing late-onset hypogonadism (LOH) is still controversial. The aim of the study is to evaluate the association between LOH and specific psychological symptoms and to verify whether investigating intra-psychic domain improves the accuracy of a validated case-history tool (ANDROTEST) in detecting LOH. A consecutive series of 1009 subjects (mean age 49.23±13.34) consulting for sexual dysfunction was studied. Intra-psychic symptoms...

ea0016p402 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2008

Effect of hyperprolactinemia in male patients consulting for sexual dysfunction

Giovanni Corona , Mannuci Edoardo , Fisher Alessandra , Lotti Francesco , Ricca Valdo , Balercia Giancarlo , Petrone Luisa , Forti Gianni , Maggi Mario

Objectives: The physiological role of prolactin in male sexual function has not been completely clarified. Aim of this study is the assessment of clinical features and of conditions associated with hyperprolactinemia in male patients consulting for sexual dysfunction.Design and methods: A consecutive series of 2146 (mean age 52.2±12.8 years) male patients with sexual dysfunction was studied. Several hormonal and biochemical parameters were studied a...

ea0014p612 | (1) | ECE2007

Assessment of the relational factor in male patients consulting for sexual dysfunction: the concept of couple sexual dysfunction

Corona Giovanni , Petrone Luisa , Mannucci Edoardo , Magini Angela , Lotti Francesco , Ricca Valdo , Chiarini Valerio , Forti Gianni , Maggi Mario

Objectives: To date it is not clear to which extent a clinical, or even a subclinical, sexual dysfunction in the female partner might associate with erectile dysfunction (ED) in the male partner. The present study is aimed at the assessment of clinical features of ED associated with relational disturbances.Methods: In a consecutive series of 1140 male subjects reporting a stable couple relationship we evaluated the impact of relational factors, as assess...

ea0016p615 | Reproduction | ECE2008

Association between psychiatric symptoms and erectile dysfunction

Corona Giovanni , Ricca Valdo , Bandini Elisa , Mannucci Edoardo , Petrone Luisa , Fisher Alessandra , Lotti Francesco , Balercia Giancarlo , Faravelli Carlo , Forti Gianni , Maggi Mario

Objectives: Erectile dysfunction (ED) is often associated with a wide array of psychiatric symptoms, although few studies systematically address their specific association with ED determinants. Aim of this study is to explore the relationship between ED and different psychopathological symptoms.Design and methods: A consecutive series of 1388 (mean age 51±13 years) male patients with ED was studied. Several hormonal and biochemical parameters were i...

ea0073aep803 | Late Breaking | ECE2021

Physical activity and female sexual dysfunction: too much of a good thing?

Maseroli Elisa , Rastrelli Giulia , Di Stasi Vincenza , Cipriani Sarah , Scavello Irene , Todisco Tommaso , Gironi Veronica , Castellini Giovanni , Ricca Valdo , Sorbi Flavia , Fambrini Massimiliano , Petraglia Felice , Maggi Mario , Vignozzi Linda

BackgroundResearch on the relationship between physical activity (PA) and female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is lacking.AimTo investigate the clinical, psychological, and sexual correlates of PA in women with FSD.MethodsA non-selected series of n = 322 pre- and post-menopausal patients consulting for FSD was retrospectively studied. Regular involvement in PA...