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Practical diagnostic screening for impotence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6719689     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The author presents the view that there is a real need to diagnose impotence in more detail as demand for physiologic solutions to erectile dysfunction make inroads into the simplistic solution offered by penile implantation. Penile blood pressure measurements are diagnostic of vascular insufficiency only when values are low, since it is possible to demonstrate obstructive disease of the internal pudendal artery and its branches with selective arteriography of the presence of normal penile blood pressure. A rational approach to the workup of impotence is called for and practitioners are asked to weigh the ultimate usefulness of each test in the context of the individual patient's needs.
Authors:
A W Zorgniotti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0090-4295     ISO Abbreviation:  Urology     Publication Date:  1984 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-06-14     Completed Date:  1984-06-14     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  98-102     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angiography
Endocrine System Diseases / complications
Erectile Dysfunction / etiology*,  psychology,  radiography
Humans
MMPI
Male
Medical History Taking
Penis / blood supply,  surgery
Physical Examination
Plethysmography
Prostheses and Implants / economics
Vascular Diseases / complications

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