intracavernosal injection

intracavernosal injection

introduction of a hypodermic needle into the corpus cavernosum of the penis in order to administer a medication. It is used for treatment of erectile dysfunction.
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In 1982, intracavernosal injection (ICI) therapy became a second line treatment option for ED.
The second most common causes of ischaemic priapism are the intracavernosal injection of a vasoactive erectile agent and alcohol or drugs abuse.
Detumescence following intracavernosal injection of sympathomimetics like adrenalin (1-100 [micro]g).
A review of an intracavernosal injection therapy program.
Injection therapy or intracavernosal injection should be only indicated for non-responders to oral therapy.
In animal models, direct intracavernosal injection of recombinant VEGF protein or adenoviral VEGF that contains plasmids has shown dramatic results based on cavernosography.
The patient underwent Doppler ultrasound of his penis with intracavernosal injection of trimix to induce erection, which showed no vascular or structural abnormalities, but did reproduce his pain.
showed that precise Doppler sampling and blood velocity measurements of the deep cavernosal arteries could be performed before and after intracavernosal injection of vasodilating agents and 75% increase in vessel diameter is good indication of normal arterial flow into the cavernosal artery.
Lastly, they have been used successfully to augment partial erection after intracavernosal injection with a vasoactive drug, intraurethral therapy or sildenafil therapy, and by patients in whom surgery or intracavernosal injection therapy is contraindicated.

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