The evaluation of erectile dysfunction

Arnold Melman

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The evaluation of erectile dysfunction, using current technology, is not an exact science. No one test alone should be considered diagnostic of whether a patient can maintain a satisfactory erectile response when properly stimulated in a private setting. The algorithm in Figure 8 outlines a method of evaluation to identify either the presence of an erectile dysfunction or its cause. Papaverine injection is included, but not recommended, as a solitary test for diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-128
Number of pages10
JournalUrologic radiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Urology

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