Erectile dysfunction is associated with a high prevalence of hyperlipidemia and coronary heart disease risk.

@article{Roumegure2003ErectileDI,
  title={Erectile dysfunction is associated with a high prevalence of hyperlipidemia and coronary heart disease risk.},
  author={Thierry Roumegu{\`e}re and Eric Wespes and Yvon S Carpentier and Paul Hoffmann and Claude C. Schulman},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2003},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={355-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Erectile dysfunction (ED) is frequently of vascular origin. An association between ED and ischemic heart disease has been suggested as a consequence of endothelial disease of penile and coronary arteries. The role of serum lipid levels has been demonstrated in coronary heart disease (CHD), but the relationship with ED is poorly documented. We evaluated undiagnosed hyperlipidemia in ED patients and their coronary heart disease risk. METHODS We prospectively compared a group of… CONTINUE READING

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