Deep brain stimulation of the thalamus can influence penile erection

Abstract

Penile erection is a complex neurovascular event. It is controlled by a spinal generator network and a supraspinal controlling system and their reciprocal interactions. The role of the spinal system has been extensively described. On the other hand, little is known about the supraspinal control, specifically about the role of the thalamus. Two patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ijir.3901098

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