Priapism

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Priapism

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Priapism" returned 85 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Sildenafil citrate-restored eNOS and PDE5 regulation in sickle cell mouse penis prevents priapism via control of oxidative/nitrosative stress.
 

Author(s): Trinity J Bivalacqua, Biljana Musicki, Lewis L Hsu, Dan E Berkowitz, Hunter C Champion, Arthur L Burnett

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Sildenafil citrate revolutionized the practice of sexual medicine upon its federal regulatory agency approval approximately 15 years ago as the prototypical phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor indicated for the treatment of male erectile dysfunction. We now provide scientific support ...

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2013

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[Priapism associated with risperidone use: Report of one case].
 

Author(s): Lizardo Cruzado, César E Vallejos

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2012 Nov;140(11):1445-8.

 

The use of drugs with α-adrenergic antagonistic effect is one of the most prominent etiologies of priapism. We report a 32-year-old schizophrenic male in treatment with risperidone who consulted in the emergency room for a painful priapism. A low flow priapism was diagnosed. Medical ...

Last Updated: 16 May 2013

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[Malignant priapism: conservative management of a case].
 

Author(s): A Tienza, I Merino, J M Velis, R Algarra, M D Hernández, J E Robles

Journal: An Sist Sanit Navar. ;36(1):149-52.

 

Priapism is an urological emergency which requires investigation, especially to differentiate between ischemic and non-ischemic priapism. Initial management is carried out through aspiration and gasometry of blood from the corpus cavernosum. We report the case of a 69-year-old patient ...

Last Updated: 7 May 2013

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The terms "Priapism" returned 15 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A pathophysiology-based approach to the management of early priapism.
 

Author(s): Jason R Kovac, Siu K Mak, Maurice M Garcia, Tom F Lue

Journal: Asian J. Androl.. 2013 Jan;15(1):20-6.

 

Priapism is a rare condition that involves persistent penile erection for greater than 4 h. Distinct variants exist, each with unique characteristics. Ischemic priapism is a painful medical emergency that may occur as a result of veno-occlusion leading to hypoxia and tissue death. ...

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2013

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Priapism: pathophysiology and the role of the radiologist.
 

Author(s): J E Halls, D V Patel, M Walkden, U Patel

Journal: Br J Radiol. 2012 Nov;85 Spec No 1():S79-85.

 

Priapism is defined as a penile erection that persists for 4 h or longer and is unrelated to sexual activity. Its identification is important as lack of timely treatment (particularly of the low flow/ischaemic subgroup) can result in persisting erectile dysfunction as a consequence ...

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2012

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Unsatisfactory outcomes of prolonged ischemic priapism without early surgical shunts: our clinical experience and a review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Da-Chao Zheng, Hai-Jun Yao, Ke Zhang, Ming-Xi Xu, Qi Chen, Yan-Bo Chen, Zhi-Kang Cai, Mu-Jun Lu, Zhong Wang

Journal: Asian J. Androl.. 2013 Jan;15(1):75-8.

 

Ischemic priapism is a rare occurrence which can cause severe erectile dysfunction (ED) without timely treatment. This retrospective study reports our experience in treating prolonged ischemic priapism and proposes our further considerations. In this paper, a total of nine patients ...

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2013

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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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Last Updated: 11 Jul 2014

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