19 Mar Erection disorders at the 53rd French Congress of the College of Vascular Pathology
53rd French Congress of the College of Vascular Pathology
During the 53rd French Congress of the College of Vascular Pathology in Paris on March 22, 2019, Professor Eric Allaire and the CETI team (Drs Virag, Sussman, Labastie) presented the vascular diseases of erectile dysfunction . Indeed, diseases of the veins and arteries are the most recognized causes of impotence. This conference on Erection Disorders at the 53rd French Congress of the College of Vascular Pathology is very important. In brief, it publicizes the latest surgical treatments. Furthermore, this conference which give hope to patients for whom erection drugs are not effective.
Erection disorders in this French congress, a capital issue
Above all, the stakes are crucial. Indeed, these diseases affect 2 to 4% of men under 25, but also men of all ages. 50% of men for whom erection drugs are ineffective prevent vascular disease. These drugs may have been effective. Over time, some men notice that these medications work less and less or not at all. You have to talk to your doctor about it, because this drop in efficiency may be due to a vascular disease that is setting in. Whether it is a disease of the veins or a disease of the arteries, it is important to make the diagnosis. Indeed, in case of disease of the arteries, it will be necessary to seek if there are other adapted arteries of the vascular system. It can be a high cholesterol level for example.
Indeed, the detection of vascular diseases responsible for erection is done by a specialized examination (ultrasound-Doppler of the penis), performed by vascular doctors and radiologists. This examination is performed for any patient with erectile dysfunction that is resistant to medication. Too often still, prolonged erectile dysfunction is attributed to a psychological problem. Or, this prejudice can get in the way of appropriate care. The risk of neglecting a health problem that may be the cause of impotence. Indeed, impotence is a sentinel symptom.