Increased risk of stroke among men with erectile dysfunction: a nationwide population-based study.

@article{Chung2011IncreasedRO,
  title={Increased risk of stroke among men with erectile dysfunction: a nationwide population-based study.},
  author={Shiu-Dong Chung and Yi-Kuang Chen and H Y Lin and Herng-Ching Lin},
  journal={The journal of sexual medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={240-6}
}
INTRODUCTION Previous cross-sectional studies have suggested that erectile dysfunction (ED) represents an independent risk factor for future cardiovascular events. However, very few studies have attempted to examine the association between ED and subsequent stroke. AIM The aim of this study is to estimate the risk of stroke during a 5-year follow-up period after the first ambulatory care visit for the treatment of ED using nationwide, population-based data and a retrospective case-control… CONTINUE READING
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