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Penile Color Doppler Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Erectile Dysfunction

  • Carlo BettocchiEmail author
  • Carlos Miacola
  • Matteo Matera
  • Giuseppe Lucarelli
  • Fabrizio Palumbo
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Abstract

Ultrasound penile examination is an indispensable tool in clinical urology, included among the diagnostic tests available to the clinician for the study of problems of erectile dysfunction (ED), both as baseline examination and integrated by a color Doppler imaging study.

Keywords

Erectile Dysfunction Premature Ejaculation Limit Blood Flow Tunica Albuginea Intracavernous Injection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlo Bettocchi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Carlos Miacola
    • 1
  • Matteo Matera
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Lucarelli
    • 1
  • Fabrizio Palumbo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation – Urology, Andrology and Kidney Transplantation UnitUniversity of BariBariItaly

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