What is it about?
Plasma chitotriosidase (ChT) activity is associated with the presence of atherosclerosis and is a new cardiovascular risk marker. Although available evidence supports its role in atherogenesis, there is a lack of an obvious correlation between plasma ChT activity and erectile dysfunction (ED).
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Why is it important?
Erectile dysfunction (ED) affects millions of men and their quality of life. There is a negative association between self-perceived ED and health-related quality of life. In epidemiologic studies, prevalence of ED varies markedly, ranging from 20% to 90%, depending on the population studied and choice of assessment tools
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This page is a summary of: WITHDRAWN: Plasma Chitotriosidase Activity and Arteriogenic Erectile Dysfunction: Association with the Presence, Severity, and Duration, The Journal of Sexual Medicine, March 2018, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2009.01673.x.
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