Sexual concerns after heart transplantation.

  title={Sexual concerns after heart transplantation.},
  author={J B Tabler and Richard L. Frierson},
  journal={The Journal of heart transplantation},
  volume={9 4},
Sexual concerns after heart transplantation are commonly experienced yet seldom voiced. Forty-five patients approved for this procedure were surveyed regarding sexual issues. Twenty-one (47%) persons responded, of whom 16 had undergone heart transplantation, and five were waiting for a donor. Sexual dysfunction included impotence, ejaculation problems, altered libido, and avoidance of sexual opportunities. Contributing factors to these sexual difficulties were fear of death during coitus… CONTINUE READING

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