Does erectile dysfunction contribute to cardiovascular disease risk prediction beyond the Framingham risk score?

@article{Araujo2010DoesED,
  title={Does erectile dysfunction contribute to cardiovascular disease risk prediction beyond the Framingham risk score?},
  author={Andre Araujo and Susan A. Hall and Peter A Ganz and Gretchen R. Chiu and Raymond C. Rosen and Varant Kupelian and Thomas Travison and John B Mckinlay},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={350-6}
}
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to determine whether erectile dysfunction (ED) predicts cardiovascular disease (CVD) beyond traditional risk factors. BACKGROUND Both ED and CVD share pathophysiological mechanisms and often co-occur. It is unknown whether ED improves the prediction of CVD beyond traditional risk factors. METHODS This was a prospective, population-based study of 1,709 men (of 3,258 eligible) age 40 to 70 years. The ED data were measured by self-report. Subjects were… CONTINUE READING
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