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Psychobiologic correlates of the metabolic syndrome and associated sexual dysfunction.
OBJECTIVES The association of low testosterone level and erectile dysfunction (ED) with metabolic syndrome (MS) is receiving increasing attention. The present study determined the psychobiologicExpand
Organic, relational and psychological factors in erectile dysfunction in men with diabetes mellitus.
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Diabetes mellitus-induced erectile dysfunction (DMED) is thought to be multifactorial in aetiology and to include vascular, neurological, and psychological components. TheExpand
Association of hypogonadism and type II diabetes in men attending an outpatient erectile dysfunction clinic
Patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) were more often hypogonadal than normal fasting glucose subjects. The aim of this investigation is the assessment of characteristics and psychobiologicalExpand
A comparison of NCEP-ATPIII and IDF metabolic syndrome definitions with relation to metabolic syndrome-associated sexual dysfunction.
INTRODUCTION Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a clustering of cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors, often associated with erectile dysfunction (ED) and hypogonadism. Recently, the InternationalExpand
Sexual dysfunction in subjects with Klinefelter's syndrome.
While the association of Klinefelter's Syndrome (KS) with infertility is well-known, very few investigations have evaluated the prevalence of sexual dysfunction in KS. The aim of the present studyExpand
Structured interview on erectile dysfunction (SIEDY©): a new, multidimensional instrument for quantification of pathogenetic issues on erectile dysfunction
The aim of the present study is the definition of a brief structured interview (SI) providing scores useful for identification and quantification of pathogenetic factors of erectile dysfunction (ED).Expand
NCEP-ATPIII-defined metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and prevalence of hypogonadism in male patients with sexual dysfunction.
INTRODUCTION Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and metabolic syndrome (MetS) are characterized by insulin resistance and often associated with male hypogonadism. AIM To discriminate the specificExpand
Psycho-biological correlates of hypoactive sexual desire in patients with erectile dysfunction
We studied the psychological and biological correlates of hypoactive sexual desire (HSD) in a consecutive series of 428 patients with erectile dysfunction (ED), by using the structured interviewExpand
Effect of hyperprolactinemia in male patients consulting for sexual dysfunction.
INTRODUCTION The physiological role of prolactin (PRL) in male sexual function has not been completely clarified. AIM The aim of this study is the assessment of clinical features and of conditionsExpand
Correlation between, clinical, biochemical, color Doppler ultrasound thyroid parameters, and CXCL-10 in autoimmune thyroid diseases.
OBJECTIVE the aim of present study is to determine possible contributions of INF-gamma inducible chemochine CXCL-10 in the thyroid color doppler ultrasound (CDU) parameters typical of autoimmuneExpand