Priapism

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Priapism

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The terms "Priapism" returned 91 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Sodium valproate induced priapism in an adult with bipolar affective disorder.
 

Author(s): Shwetank Bansal, Sumit Kumar Gupta

Journal: Indian J Pharmacol. ;45(6):629-30.

 

Priapism is defined as a prolonged and persistent, painful erection of the penis without sexual stimulation or arousal. There have been a few case report of priapism resulting from the use of antipsychotics. In our case, a 48-year-old male patient with a bipolar affective disorder ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2013

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Priapism induced by boceprevir-CYP3A4 inhibition and α-adrenergic blockade: case report.
 

Author(s): Kyle P Hammond, Craig Nielsen, Sunny A Linnebur, Jacob A Langness, Graham Ray, Paul Maroni, Jennifer J Kiser

Journal: Clin. Infect. Dis.. 2014 Jan;58(1):e35-8.

 

A 44-year-old white man presented to the emergency department with a 3-day history of priapism requiring a surgically performed distal penile shunt. A drug-drug interaction is the suspected cause whereby CYP3A4 inhibition by boceprevir led to increased exposures of doxazosin, tamsulosin, ...

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2013

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The terms "Priapism" returned 16 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Strategies for the treatment and prevention of priapism in children].
 

Author(s): Feng Qin, Sheng-qiang Qian, Jiu-hong Yuan

Journal: Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao. 2013 Dec;45(6):1001-6.

 

Priapism is defined as abnormal persisting penile erection beyond or unrelated to sexual stimulation. It is rare in children and the appropriate management consensus is lacking. We have reviewed the literature on the treatment and prevention of priapism in children in the last 5 years. ...

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2013

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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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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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