The clitoral photoplethysmograph: a new way of assessing genital arousal in women.

@article{Gerritsen2009TheCP,
  title={The clitoral photoplethysmograph: a new way of assessing genital arousal in women.},
  author={Jeroen Gerritsen and Flip W van der Made and Jos Bloemers and Diana van Ham and Gunilla Kleiverda and W. Th. A. M. Everaerd and Berend Olivier and Roy J Levin and Adriaan Tuiten},
  journal={The journal of sexual medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={1678-1687}
}
INTRODUCTION In the present study, we introduce clitoral photoplethysmography as an instrument to assess clitoral blood volume (CBV). In research on female sexual functioning, vaginal pulse amplitude (VPA), as measured using vaginal photoplethysmography, has been used extensively as a measure of vaginal vasocongestion. Measurement of clitoral blood flow has thus far been problematic, mainly because of methodological constraints. AIM To demonstrate that CBV is a valuable, easy to use… CONTINUE READING

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