Bariatric Surgery Improves the Cavernosal Neuronal, Vasorelaxation, and Contraction Mechanisms for Erectile Dysfunction As Result of Amelioration of Glucose Homeostasis in a Diabetic Rat Model

@inproceedings{Choi2014BariatricSI,
  title={Bariatric Surgery Improves the Cavernosal Neuronal, Vasorelaxation, and Contraction Mechanisms for Erectile Dysfunction As Result of Amelioration of Glucose Homeostasis in a Diabetic Rat Model},
  author={Yong Sun Choi and Sang Kuon Lee and Woong Jin Bae and Su Jin Kim and Hyuk Jin Cho and Sung Hoo Hong and Ji Youl Lee and Tae-Kon Hwang and Sae Woong Kim},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Bariatric surgery is an effective treatment option for both obesity and obesity-related type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). However, little is known regarding the effects of bariatric surgery on erectile dysfunction among patients with T2DM. Therefore, we investigated whether bariatric surgery would lead to structural and biochemical changes in the corpus cavernosum. MATERIAL AND METHOD Twenty-five male Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima Fatty rats were assigned to either a control group… CONTINUE READING
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