Learn about erectile dysfunction.
symptoms and main causes.
Stimulated Color Doppler ultrasound diagnostic criteria.
Arteriogenic erectile dysfunction,
veno-occlusive erectile dynfunction ,
mixed aetiology and false venous-leak.
Role of interventional radiology in the treatment of venous-leak.
Endovascular embolisation therapy.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is defined as the inability to attain or maintain a penile erection of sufficient quality to allow satisfactorysexual performance.
The prevalence of this condition increases with age with a 39% prevalence at the age of 40 years and a 67% prevalence at the age of 70years.It has been estimated that the worldwide prevalence of erectile dysfunction will be 322 million cases by the year 2025.
Sexual function is a complex process involving both biologic and psychological factors.
Erections result from a combination...
Findings and procedure details
Diagnostic Imaging in Erectile Dysfunction: Color Doppler Ultrasound (CDUS).
Stimulated Doppler Ultrasound is a reliable,
noninvasive diagnostic method that is used in the evaluation of men presenting with erectile dysfunction (ED).
This imaging and functional test provides objective quantification of erectile hemodynamics and can elucidate conditions such as corporal veno-occlusive dysfunction (venous leak),
penile arterio-venous shunts,
Ultrasound Normal Anatomy of penis:
The penis is composed of three cylindrical structures of erectile tissue: two dorsal corpora cavernosa and a ventral...
Erectile dysfunction is defined as the inability to attain or maintain a penile erection of sufficient quality to allow satisfactorysexual performance.The prevalence of this condition increases with age.
There are many causes of erectile dysfunctionincluding organic,
and combined causes.
It is essential to identificate organic causes,
because they are potentially treatables.
Erectile dysfunction is now being recognized as one of the earliest manifestations of endothelial dysfunction and peripheral vascular disease.
Stimulated CDUS of cavernosal arteries is the initial imaging technique of election to assess...
Endovascular embolisation therapy in men with erectile impotence due to veno-occlusive dysfunction.European Journal of Radiology,
Impotence: A Frustratingly Elusive Target.Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology,
Bilateral external and internal pudendal veins embolization treatment for venogenic erectile dysfunction.Radiology Case Reports,