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Diagnosis of erectile dysfunction. The opinion of experts

Peter Chumakov;

Erectile dysfunction in men is an important social and medical problem, as it primarily affects the health problems of patients of different ages. Men, who complain about the violation of the quality of erection, require attention and careful examination. The article presents an analysis of the main methods of diagnosis of erectile dysfunction (cavernosography, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, penis scintigraphy) in the key to their accessibility, safety and informativeness. The search for objective and minimally invasive methods of imaging of the impairments of erectile function is the current direction of modern urology.


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Keywords: erectile dysfunction, diagnostics, ultrasound, penile scintigraphy

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