Priapism

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Priapism

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Priapism" returned 141 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Painful ultrasound detected lesion in the proximal part of the corpus cavernosum: A case of so called "partial priapism"?
 

Author(s): Andrea Fabiani, Flavia Tombolini, Fabrizio Fioretti, Lucilla Servi, Gabriele Mammana

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Partial priapism is a rare disorder generally described in literature as related to an idiopathic etiology leading to the thrombosis of the corpus cavernosum. Despite his rarity, this condition has been described in the last years with an increased frequency. It is characterized by ...

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2016

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Distal corpus cavernosum fibrosis and erectile dysfunction secondary to non-ischaemic priapism.
 

Author(s): Evangelos Zacharakis, David J Ralph, Miles Walkden, Asif Muneer

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Non-ischaemic priapism is a rare type of priapism and is associated with penile or perineal trauma. The absence of ischaemia should theoretically prevent smooth muscle necrosis and corporal fibrosis which occurs in ischaemic priapism. The aim of this study was to first report a patient ...

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2015

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Partial Priapism Treated with Pentoxifylline.
 

Author(s): Meghan A Cooper, Rafael E Carrion, Christopher Yang

Journal: Int Braz J Urol. ;41(4):804-7.

 

A 26-year-old man suffering from partial priapism was successfully treated with a regimen including pentoxifylline, a nonspecific phosphodiesterase inhibitor that is often used to conservatively treat Peyronie's disease. CASE HYPOTHESIS: Partial priapism is an extremely rare urological ...

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2015

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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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