Priapism

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Priapism

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Priapism" returned 131 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Postpriapism erectile dysfunction and shunt-related urethral stricture: long-term morbidity after proximal shunt for ischaemic priapism.
 

Author(s): Jibril Oyekunle Bello

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Recent guidelines have advocated for step-wise treatment of increasing invasiveness in the management of ischaemic priapism though with low-level evidences. In the past, proximal shunts were favoured as first-line treatment. We present an African man who had proximal shunt (cavernoso-spongiosal) ...

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2015

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Modified technique in treating recurrent priapism: a technique report.
 

Author(s): Wei Chen, Shu-Ben Sun, Li-An Sun, Jian-Ming Guo, Guo-Min Wang

Journal: Asian J. Androl.. ;17(2):329-31.

 

Recurrent ischemic priapism is a problem in clinical treatment. Most of the cases require more invasive surgery to shunt the blood stasis. We introduce a modified technique in treating recurrent ischemic priapism. The technique described is applied to acute ischaemic priapic episodes ...

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2015

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Extracorporeal transient distal penile corporoglanular shunt in early ischemic priapism treatment.
 

Author(s): Onder Canguven, Raidh A Talib

Journal: Int Braz J Urol. ;40(5):710-1.

 

Ischemic priapism, which is a compartment syndrome, needs urgent treatment in order to nourish corpora cavernosa. As the first step, the aspiration of blood and/or the irrigation of the cavernosal bodies are performed to prevent fibrotic activity and secure erectile capability. While ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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The terms "Priapism" returned 25 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Molecular pathophysiology of priapism: emerging targets.
 

Author(s): Uzoma A Anele, Belinda F Morrison, Arthur L Burnett

Journal: Curr Drug Targets. 2015 ;16(5):474-83.

 

Priapism is an erectile disorder involving uncontrolled, prolonged penile erection without sexual purpose, which can lead to erectile dysfunction. Ischemic priapism, the most common of the variants, occurs with high prevalence in patients with sickle cell disease. Despite the potentially ...

Last Updated: 8 May 2015

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Prophylactic phenylephrine for iatrogenic priapism: a pilot study with Peyronie's patients.
 

Author(s): Pengbo Jiang, Athena Christakos, Mina Fam, Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad

Journal: Korean J Urol. 2014 Oct;55(10):665-9.

 

Although penile duplex Doppler ultrasonography (PDDU) is a common and integral procedure in a Peyronie's disease workup, the intracavernosal injection of vasoactive agents can carry a serious risk of priapism. Risk factors include young age, good baseline erectile function, and no ...

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2014

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Hydroxyurea therapy for priapism prevention and erectile function recovery in sickle cell disease: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Uzoma A Anele, A Kyle Mack, Linda M S Resar, Arthur L Burnett

Journal: Int Urol Nephrol. 2014 Sep;46(9):1733-6.

 

Prolonged ischemic priapism in patients with sickling hemoglobinopathies is a urologic emergency requiring immediate intervention to avoid irreversible anoxic penile injury, corporal fibrosis, and erectile dysfunction. Therapeutic options, however, are limited and often ineffective. ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2014

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Androgen Regulation of Priapism in Sickle Cell Disease
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Priapism; Sickle Cell Disease

 

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2013

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Sleep Study in Adult Patients With Major Sickle Cell Disease With Paroxysmal Nocturnal Events
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sickle Cell Disease

 

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2015

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