ISSN 2149-3235 | E-ISSN 2149-3057
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Erectile dysfunction in the elderly male
1 Department of Urology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey  
Turk J Urol 2017; 43: 247-251
DOI: 10.5152/tud.2017.70482
Key Words: Atherosclerosis; diabetes mellitus; erectile dysfunction; hypogonadism
Abstract

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a health problem which mainly effects elderly men and this problem has become a more important health problem with the increased life expectancy. The basic risk factors of ED are hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes mellitus, and atherosclerotic heart disease which also have a higher incidence in the elderly men. The aim of this review article is to highlight the age- related changes in ED together with recommendations for patient evaluation and treatment.

 

Cite this article as: Gökçe Mİ, Yaman Ö. Erectile dysfunction in the elderly male. Turk J Urol 2017; 43: 247-51

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