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Definitions/epidemiology/risk factors for sexual dysfunction.
INTRODUCTION Accurate estimates of prevalence/incidence are important in understanding the true burden of male and female sexual dysfunction and in identifying risk factors for prevention efforts.Expand
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Testosterone and metabolic syndrome: a meta-analysis study.
INTRODUCTION Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is often associated with male hypogonadism. Despite the well-known link, the role of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in MetS has not been completelyExpand
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Clinically guided genetic screening in a large cohort of italian patients with pheochromocytomas and/or functional or nonfunctional paragangliomas.
PURPOSE The aim of the study was to define the frequency of hereditary forms and the genotype/phenotype correlations in a large cohort of Italian patients with pheochromocytomas and/or functional orExpand
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A systematic review and meta-analysis on the use of phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors alone or in combination with α-blockers for lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia.
CONTEXT Several randomized controlled trials (RCTs) on phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5-Is) have showed significant improvements in both lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and erectileExpand
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Hypogonadism as a risk factor for cardiovascular mortality in men: a meta-analytic study.
OBJECTIVE To verify whether hypogonadism represents a risk factor for cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality and to verify whether testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) improves CV parametersExpand
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Age-related changes in general and sexual health in middle-aged and older men: results from the European Male Ageing Study (EMAS).
INTRODUCTION Limited information is available concerning the general and sexual health status of European men. AIM To investigate the age-related changes in general and sexual health in middle-agedExpand
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Metabolic syndrome and benign prostatic enlargement: a systematic review and meta‐analysis
To summarise and meta‐analyse current literature on metabolic syndrome (MetS) and benign prostatic enlargement (BPE), focusing on all the components of MetS and their relationship with prostateExpand
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Sperm recovery and ICSI outcomes in Klinefelter syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis
BACKGROUND Specific factors underlying successful surgical sperm retrieval rates (SRR) or pregnancy rates (PR) after testicular sperm extraction (TESE) in adult patients with Klinefelter syndromeExpand
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Body weight loss reverts obesity-associated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVE Few randomized clinical studies have evaluated the impact of diet and physical activity on testosterone levels in obese men with conflicting results. Conversely, studies on bariatricExpand
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Development and validation of a 6-item version of the female sexual function index (FSFI) as a diagnostic tool for female sexual dysfunction.
INTRODUCTION A limiting step in the evaluation of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is the availability of a rapid screening procedure. Often, practitioners avoid investigating sexual symptoms due toExpand
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