Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and erectile dysfunction: does long term continuous positive airway pressure therapy improve erections?


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Tokgoz H., AKYÜREK E., EROL B., ÖRNEK T., ALTIN R., Akduman B., ...More

AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.15, no.1, pp.171-178, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.4314/ahs.v15i1.23
  • Journal Name: AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.171-178

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this age-matched, controlled, prospective clinical study was to investigate frequency and degree of erectile dysfunction (ED) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and to evaluate the results of only continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy on ED in patients with OSAS.