Systemic basic fibroblast growth factor induces favorable histological changes in the corpus cavernosum of hypercholesterolemic rabbits.

@article{Dai2003SystemicBF,
  title={Systemic basic fibroblast growth factor induces favorable histological changes in the corpus cavernosum of hypercholesterolemic rabbits.},
  author={Qunsheng Dai and Ari D Silverstein and Mark G. Davies and P. -O. Hagen and Craig F. Donatucci and Brian Herb Annex},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2003},
  volume={170 2 Pt 1},
  pages={664-8}
}
PURPOSE Hypercholesterolemia causes erectile dysfunction that is associated with abnormalities in vascular smooth muscle and endothelial cells. We determined the effects of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) on corporeal tissue in hypercholesterolemic rabbits. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 16 New Zealand White rabbits were fed a 1% cholesterol diet… CONTINUE READING