Endothelial dysfunction in diabetic erectile dysfunction

  title={Endothelial dysfunction in diabetic erectile dysfunction},
  author={B Musicki and Arthur L. Burnett},
  journal={International Journal of Impotence Research},
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is highly prevalent in diabetes mellitus. Pathophysiological mechanisms underlying diabetes-associated ED are in large part due to endothelial dysfunction, which functionally refers to the inability of the endothelium to produce vasorelaxing messengers and to maintain vasodilation and vascular homeostasis. The precise mechanisms leading to endothelial dysfunction in the diabetic vasculature, including the penis, are not yet fully understood. Hyperglycemia affects… CONTINUE READING


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