Factors affecting the increased prevalence of erectile dysfunction in Greek hypertensive compared with normotensive subjects.

@article{Doumas2006FactorsAT,
  title={Factors affecting the increased prevalence of erectile dysfunction in Greek hypertensive compared with normotensive subjects.},
  author={Michael Doumas and Alexandros K. Tsakiris and Stella N Douma and Alkiviadis Grigorakis and Angelos A. Papadopoulos and Athina Hounta and Sotirios Tsiodras and Dimitrios Dimitriou and Helen Giamarellou},
  journal={Journal of andrology},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={469-77}
}
Arterial hypertension is considered a risk factor for erectile dysfunction. The aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of erectile dysfunction in hypertensive compared with normotensive individuals of similar demographic characteristics in Greece. Furthermore, the effect of age, hypertension severity, hypertension duration, and antihypertension medication on erectile function of these subjects was investigated. The study population consisted of 634 consecutive young and middle-aged men… CONTINUE READING

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Erectile dysfunction was found in 35.2% of patients with essential hypertension compared with 14.1% of normotensive subjects ( chi(2 ) = 35.92 , P < .001 ) .
Erectile dysfunction is related to age in both groups , whereas duration and severity of hypertension as well as antihypertension drugs affect erectile function of hypertensive patients .
Erectile dysfunction is related to age in both groups , whereas duration and severity of hypertension as well as antihypertension drugs affect erectile function of hypertensive patients .
Hypertension duration , hypertension severity , antihypertension medication , and age were positively correlated with erectile dysfunction .
Hypertension duration , hypertension severity , antihypertension medication , and age were positively correlated with erectile dysfunction .
Factors affecting the increased prevalence of erectile dysfunction in Greek hypertensive compared with normotensive subjects .
The prevalence of erectile dysfunction is higher in patients with essential hypertension compared with normotensive subjects of similar demographic characteristics .
The aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of erectile dysfunction in hypertensive compared with normotensive individuals of similar demographic characteristics in Greece .
Patients with essential hypertension had more severe erectile dysfunction than their normotensive counterparts ( chi(2 ) = 17.1 , P < .001 ) .
Arterial hypertension is considered a risk factor for erectile dysfunction .
Arterial hypertension is considered a risk factor for erectile dysfunction .
Factors affecting the increased prevalence of erectile dysfunction in Greek hypertensive compared with normotensive subjects .
Erectile dysfunction was found in 35.2% of patients with essential hypertension compared with 14.1% of normotensive subjects ( chi(2 ) = 35.92 , P < .001 ) .
Hypertension duration , hypertension severity , antihypertension medication , and age were positively correlated with erectile dysfunction .
Hypertension duration , hypertension severity , antihypertension medication , and age were positively correlated with erectile dysfunction .
The prevalence of erectile dysfunction is higher in patients with essential hypertension compared with normotensive subjects of similar demographic characteristics .
Erectile dysfunction is related to age in both groups , whereas duration and severity of hypertension as well as antihypertension drugs affect erectile function of hypertensive patients .
Erectile dysfunction is related to age in both groups , whereas duration and severity of hypertension as well as antihypertension drugs affect erectile function of hypertensive patients .
The aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of erectile dysfunction in hypertensive compared with normotensive individuals of similar demographic characteristics in Greece .
Patients with essential hypertension had more severe erectile dysfunction than their normotensive counterparts ( chi(2 ) = 17.1 , P < .001 ) .
Erectile dysfunction was evaluated with the International Index for Erectile Function questionnaire .
Erectile dysfunction is related to age in both groups , whereas duration and severity of hypertension as well as antihypertension drugs affect erectile function of hypertensive patients .
Erectile dysfunction was evaluated with the International Index for Erectile Function questionnaire .
Erectile dysfunction is related to age in both groups , whereas duration and severity of hypertension as well as antihypertension drugs affect erectile function of hypertensive patients .
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