Acupuncture in the treatment of psychogenic erectile dysfunction: first results of a prospective randomized placebo-controlled study

@article{Engelhardt2003AcupunctureIT,
  title={Acupuncture in the treatment of psychogenic erectile dysfunction: first results of a prospective randomized placebo-controlled study},
  author={Paul Friedrich Engelhardt and L Kurosch Daha and T Zils and Reiner Simak and Kristina Koenig and Heinz Pflueger},
  journal={International Journal of Impotence Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={15},
  pages={343-346}
}
In a prospective study, we investigated the potentially curative effect of acupuncture in patients with psychogenic erectile dysfunction (pED). A total of 22 patients with pED were randomized into two groups. They were either treated with acupunture specific against ED (treatment group) or acupuncture specific against headache (placebo group). Nonresponders of the placebo group were crossed over to the treatment group. Prior to acupuncture, serum sexual hormone levels, IIEF score, nocturnal… CONTINUE READING
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