Effectiveness of oral L-arginine in first-line treatment of erectile dysfunction in a controlled crossover study.

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS Relaxation of cavernous smooth muscle is a parasympathetic and non-adrenergic, non-cholinergic mediated process which requires nitric oxide (NO). NO is synthesized from L-arginine by NO synthase (NOS). Some studies report good clinical results under oral L-arginine medication in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. We examined the… (More)

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@article{Klotz1999EffectivenessOO, title={Effectiveness of oral L-arginine in first-line treatment of erectile dysfunction in a controlled crossover study.}, author={Theodor Klotz and Michael J. Mathers and Marius H. Braun and Wilhelm Bloch and Udo Engelmann}, journal={Urologia internationalis}, year={1999}, volume={63 4}, pages={220-3} }