Corpus cavernosum structure

Known as: Corpus cavernosum of penis, Penile corpus cavernosum, Corpora cavernosa of penis 
One of two chambers along the shaft of the penis containing spongy erectile tissue, which, combined with the Corpus Spongiosum, fill with blood to… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Smooth muscle cell (SMC) contraction is controlled by the Ca2+ and Rho kinase signalling pathways. While the SMC Rho kinase… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
It is generally accepted that androgens are critical for development, growth, and maintenance of penile erectile tissue. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A BSTRACT Background Sildenafil is a potent inhibitor of cyclic guanosine monophosphate in the corpus cavernosum and therefore… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE Sildenafil, an inhibitor of cGMP-specific phosphodiesterase 5 (PDE5), is currently undergoing evaluation as an oral… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Sildenafil is a potent inhibitor of cyclic guanosine monophosphate hydrolysis [corrected] in the corpus cavernosum and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVES To determine the efficacy and safety of sildenafil, a novel orally active inhibitor of the type-V cyclic guanosine… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Collagen synthesis has been examined in primary cultures of human corpus cavernosum smooth muscle cells (HCCSMC), the major… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The majority of cases of impotence are associated with vascular risk factors such as diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, hypertension… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
In the presence of functional adrenergic and cholinergic blockade, electrical field stimulation relaxes corpus cavernosum smooth… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Relaxation of the smooth muscle of the corpora cavernosa of the penis is necessary for penile erection. To determine the relation… (More)
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