Penile Erection

Known as: Erectile, penis erection, Penis--Erection 
The state of the PENIS when the erectile tissue becomes filled or swollen (tumid) with BLOOD and causes the penis to become rigid and elevated. It is… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Erection is basically a spinal reflex that can be initiated by recruitment of penile afferents, both autonomic and somatic, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In the penis, nitric oxide (NO) can be formed by both neuronal NO synthase and endothelial NOS (eNOS). eNOS is activated by… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Erection is basically a spinal reflex that can be initiated by recruitment of penile afferents, but also by visual, olfactory… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Relaxation of the smooth muscle cells in the cavernosal arterioles and sinuses results in increased blood flow into the penis… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Penile erection is caused by a change of the activity of efferent autonomic pathways to the erectile tissues and of somatic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Sildenafil (Viagra, UK-92,480) is a novel oral agent under development for the treatment of penile erectile dysfunction. Erection… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Nitric oxide (NO) has been implicated as a mediator of penile erection, because the neuronal isoform of NO synthase… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
 
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Relaxation of the trabecular smooth muscle of the corpus cavernosum (the erectile tissue) of the penis is mediated by nitric… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Nitric oxide (NO) is a cytotoxic agent of macrophages, a messenger molecule of neurons, and a vasodilator produced by endothelial… (More)
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