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Erectile dysfonction after stroke in Brazzaville.
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PMID:  22682049     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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INTRODUCTION: Erectile dysfunction is one of the disability post-stroke the least documented. However, it affects the quality of life, not only the patient but also the couple. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this work was to study the characteristics of erectile dysfunction after stroke. METHOD: This is a cross-sectional descriptive and analytical data collection survey conducted from February to October 2011, having identified, 104 patients for follow-up post-stroke, seen in outpatient Neurology University Hospital of Brazzaville and in the functional rehabilitation centers. Among them 54 had erectile dysfunction. The parameters studied were: age, marital status, history, vascular risk factors, and the location of the hemiplegic, the etiology of stroke, modified Rankin score and NIHSS. The clinical features and laboratory, the international index of erectile dysfunction (IIEF-5) in its French version. SPSS 12 was used for recording and statistical analysis of data. Chi(2) test was used for comparisons. The significance level was P≤0.05. RESULTS: The frequency of erectile dysfunction after stroke was 51.92%, the average age was 56.32 years. The mean time to onset of erectile dysfunction after stroke was 5months. The onset was progressive in 70,4%. The hypercholesterolemia was well correlated with the risk of erectile dysfunction (P=0.007) and its severity (P=0,01). Erectile dysfonction was moderate in 61.1% and almost bearable in half the cases. CONCLUSION: Erectile dysfunction post-stroke is common with an impact in the lives of the couple. High cholesterol is an independent risk factor of occurrence of post-stroke.
Authors:
P M Ossou-Nguiet; A S W Odzébé; B Bandzouzi-Ndamba; L F Banzouzi; D Gnonlonfoun; P A Bouya; E Matali; R Bileckot
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Revue neurologique     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0035-3787     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984779R     Medline TA:  Rev Neurol (Paris)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  FRE     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Service de neurologie, CHU de Brazzaville, 13, boulevard du Général Lyautey, BP 32, Brazzaville, Congo.
Vernacular Title:
Dysfonction érectile après un accident vasculaire cérébral à Brazzaville.
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