Effect of hypothyroidism on the nitrergic relaxant responses of corpus cavernosal smooth muscle in rabbits


Sarac B. , Yildirim M., Bagcivan I., Kaya K., Kilicarslan H., Yildirim Ş.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.13, no.1, pp.58-63, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-2042.2006.01225.x
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.58-63

Abstract

Background: The incidence of hormonal dysfunction as a cause of impotence remains controversial. However, several recent studies have reported evidence of hormonal abnormalities in 25-35% of impotent men. Hypothyroidism has been reported to occur in 6% of impotent men.