Background: Erectile dysfunction (ED) is an increasingly common complaint among men aged <40 yr. Objective: To assess clinical factors potentially associated with impaired erectile function (EF) in a cohort of young men seeking first medical help for ED as their primary complaint. Design, setting, and participants: Complete sociodemographic and clinical data for 307 consecutive patients aged <40 yr were analysed. Health-significant comorbidities were scored using the Charlson comorbidity index. Patients completed the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) and Beck's Inventory for Depression (BDI) and were categorised into two groups: those with impaired EF

Clinical Profile of Young Patients with Erectile Dysfunction: Preliminary Findings of a Real-life Cross-sectional Study

Capogrosso, P.;Deho', F;
2020-01-01

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Background: Erectile dysfunction (ED) is an increasingly common complaint among men aged <40 yr. Objective: To assess clinical factors potentially associated with impaired erectile function (EF) in a cohort of young men seeking first medical help for ED as their primary complaint. Design, setting, and participants: Complete sociodemographic and clinical data for 307 consecutive patients aged <40 yr were analysed. Health-significant comorbidities were scored using the Charlson comorbidity index. Patients completed the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) and Beck's Inventory for Depression (BDI) and were categorised into two groups: those with impaired EF
2020
2018
Age; Beck's Inventory for Depression; Depression; Erectile dysfunction; Health status; International Index of Erectile Function; Risk factors; Young
Pozzi, E.; Capogrosso, P.; Chierigo, F.; Pederzoli, F.; Ventimiglia, E.; Boeri, L.; Frego, N.; Moretti, D.; Deho', F; Montorsi, F.; Salonia, A.
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