Chapter 20. Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction

  1. William H. Herman3,
  2. Ann Louise Kinmonth4,
  3. Nicholas J. Wareham5 and
  4. Rhys Williams6
  1. David E. Price1 and
  2. Geoffrey Hackett2

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682807.ch20

The Evidence Base for Diabetes Care, Second Edition

The Evidence Base for Diabetes Care, Second Edition

How to Cite

Price, D. E. and Hackett, G. (2010) Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction, in The Evidence Base for Diabetes Care, Second Edition (eds W. H. Herman, A. L. Kinmonth, N. J. Wareham and R. Williams), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682807.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

  2. 4

    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

  3. 5

    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK

  4. 6

    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    ABM University Trust, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, UK

  2. 2

    Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470032749

Online ISBN: 9780470682807

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Keywords:

  • erectile dysfunction treatment;
  • erectile dysfunction prevalence in diabetes;
  • pathophysiology of erectile dysfunction in diabetes;
  • neurophysiology and pharmacology of erection;
  • intracellular processes in diabetes - tumescence and erectile dysfunction pathophysiology;
  • testosterone and metabolic syndrome;
  • late-onset hypogonadism and insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes with cardiovascular disease;
  • erectile dysfunction management in diabetes and phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors;
  • pharmacological or physical treatment - restoring potency;
  • vaso-active intestinal polypeptide (VIP) - role in erection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Prevalence of erectile dysfunction diabetes

  • Pathophysiology of erectile dysfunction in diabetes

  • Testosterone, metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes

  • Impact of erectile dysfunction on the patient

  • Clinical features

  • Assessment and investigation of erectile dysfunction in diabetes

  • The management of erectile dysfunction in diabetes

  • Treatment of erectile dysfunction

  • References