cavernosal

cavernosal

/cav·er·no·sal/ (-no´s'l)
1. pertaining to a corpus cavernosum.
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Both radical prostatectomy and radiation therapies not only damage the cavernosal nerves but can also injure the penile arteries, causing local inflammatory changes and tissue hypoxia.
Although penile Doppler ultrasound revealed normal arterial and venous flow, cavernosal blood gas was hypoxic (pO2 <30 mmHg, pCO2 >60 mmHg, pH <7.
Objective: To evaluate the changing cavernosal length of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) and organic erectile dysfunction (ED) who were treated with inflatable, three-piece penile prostheses, a current surgical treatment option in our clinic, over the course of 12 years.
At the end of the 12 weeks, anesthetized animals' erectile function was assessed by electrically stimulating the cavernosal nerve, which causes an increase in penile blood flow and produces an erection.
There are 2 types of priapism: low-flow ischemic (veno-occlusive priapism), which is the form seen in sickle cell disease (SCD), and high-flow priapism (non-ischemic), which is associated with external trauma that damages the cavernosal artery.
It may be caused by arterial, hormonal, neurogenic, psychogenic, cavernosal, and iatrogenic factors, and it is widely accepted that the most common cause is vascular, i.
04 Administered as (10 [micro]g)]* cavernosal injection.
Ozbek H, Yilmaz Y, Atilla MK, Bayrakli H, Cetin H (2001) Effects of sildenafil citrate, acetylcholine, and sodium nitroprusside on the relaxation of rabbit cavernosal tissue in vitro.
Studies have indicated that the combination of the vasoconstrictors Endothelin-1 and Phenylephrine will promote greater contraction in cavernosal tissue than will either Endothelin-1 or Phenylephrine alone.
If there is damage in the cavernosal arteries--the primary blood vessels supplying penile erectile tissue--that same damage is likely to occur in the coronary arteries.
When a healthy man receives psychological or physical stimulation of the penis, first nitric oxide is released from the nerve endings in the corpus cavernosum, which produces dilation of the cavernosal arteries.