The application of intracavernous injection of vasoactive medications for erection in men with spinal cord injury.

@article{Bodner1987TheAO,
  title={The application of intracavernous injection of vasoactive medications for erection in men with spinal cord injury.},
  author={Donald R. Bodner and Rosemary Lindan and Elizabeth J Leffler and Elroy D Kursh and Martin I. Resnick},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1987},
  volume={138 2},
  pages={310-1}
}
Obtaining and sustaining an erection that is firm enough and adequate for vaginal penetration and satisfactory completion of intercourse are common problems for the male spinal cord injury patient. Intracavernous injection of vasoactive substances offers a new treatment option but it must be approached with caution in this population. During the last year we placed 20 spinal cord injury men (16 paraplegics and 4 quadriplegics) on self-injection of papaverine alone or with phentolamine. Of the… CONTINUE READING

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