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Heart Disease and Erectile Dysfunction : Contemporary Cardiology - Robert A. Kloner

Heart Disease and Erectile Dysfunction

Contemporary Cardiology

By: Robert A. Kloner (Editor)

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Senior physicians, cardiologists, urologists, psychologists, and pharmacologists critically review the relation between heart disease and erectile dysfunction (ED) and explain for the practicing physician the effective new treatment options available for the cardiac patient with ED. The authors detail in concise language the latest thinking about the risk of sexually induced cardiac events, the efficacy and risks to cardiac patients of drugs used to treat sexual dysfunction, and the expert guidelines developed by prominent organizations on the optimal approach to sexual dysfunction in the cardiac patient. They also discuss the physiology of ED and the currently available therapies (sildenafil, tadalafil, and vardenafil) may interact with the cardiac system, and the potential application of newer agents like phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors to cardiovascular disease.

"This is the first book of its kind. Dr. Cloner and colleagues deserve credit for bringing this important topic to the forefront." - Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal

Prefacep. v
Contributorsp. ix
Physiology of Erection and Causes of Erectile Dysfunctionp. 1
Erectile Dysfunction: The Scope of the Problemp. 19
Erectile Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Risk Factorsp. 39
Psychologic Aspects of Erectile Dysfunction in Heart Patientsp. 51
Management of Erectile Dysfunction: An Overviewp. 65
Sildenafil Citrate and the Nitric Oxide/Cyclic Guanosine Monophosphate Signaling Pathwayp. 89
Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibition: Importance to the Cardiovascular Systemp. 117
The Hemodynamics of Phosphodiesterase-PDE5 Inhibitorsp. 131
Cardiovascular Safety of Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitorsp. 139
Effect of Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibition on Coronary Blood Flow in Experimental Animalsp. 163
Safety and Hemodynamic Effects of Sildenafil in Patients With Coronary Artery Diseasep. 179
Cardiovascular Effects of Nonphosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitor Erectile Dysfunction Therapiesp. 195
Potential Cardiac Applications of Phosphodiesterase Type-5 Inhibitionp. 207
The Physiologic Cost of Sexual Activityp. 239
Sexual Activity As a Trigger of Myocardial Infarction/Ischemia: Implications for Treating Erectile Dysfunctionp. 251
Sex After Cardiac Events and Procedures: Counseling From the Cardiovascular Specialist's Perspectivep. 261
American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guidelines on the Use of Sildenafil in Patients With Cardiovascular Diseasep. 271
Risk of Heart Attack After Sexual Activity: The Princeton Guidelines and Their Rationalep. 279
Indexp. 289
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ISBN: 9781588292162
ISBN-10: 1588292169
Series: Contemporary Cardiology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 5th March 2004
Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.36