Phosphodiesterase inhibitors in vascular ischemia: A case report and review of their use in ischemic conditions.

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The treatment of digital ischemia remains difficult. Sildenafil (Viagra, Pfizer UK), a selective phosphodiesterase inhibitor, increases blood flow and is currently marketed for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. A case of a 57-year-old man with progressive episodic ischemia and pain of the fingertips resulting in finger tip ulceration is presented… (More)

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@article{Ng2010PhosphodiesteraseII, title={Phosphodiesterase inhibitors in vascular ischemia: A case report and review of their use in ischemic conditions.}, author={Wendy Ng and Yishai Rosenblatt and Gerald B. Brock and David B O'Gorman and Bing Siang Gan}, journal={The Canadian journal of plastic surgery = Journal canadien de chirurgie plastique}, year={2010}, volume={18 1}, pages={e5-9} }