erectile tissue


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vascular tissue capable of filling with blood and becoming rigid

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50a software for the measurement of the total areas of the corpora cavernosa, corpus spongiosum, erectile tissue, and tunica albuginea of the corpora cavernosa; and the thickness of the corpora cavernosa and corpus spongiosum, as depicted in Figure 1.
A lack of erectile tissue currently prevents us from restoring sexual function to these patients.
which has been described as an erectile tissue with a thermoregulation function.
Erectile tissue in the pelvic urethra is inconspicuous; that is, a minute system of interconnected vascular spaces.
It is likely that these coronary events are a reflection of increased atheroma and thrombotic disease throughout the body, which would also influence the blood flow to erectile tissue.
Special muscle cells and cells that line rabbit blood vessels were then added to the scaffold and the erectile tissue regrew.
Viagra operates by binding on to and blocking an enzyme called PDE5, which naturally occurs in erectile tissue.
Future trials will investigate whether there are subgroups of women with arousal disorder, such as those with difficulty getting extra blood to the vulvar and clitoral erectile tissue or to the front part of the vagina during sex.
The current obsession of the tabloid media with various new methods of enhancing male erectile tissue -- through either surgery or drugs -- is clearly providing an impetus, if not a rationale, for such possibly pathological folly.
Taken an hour before sex, Viagra goes to work on the enzymes in and around the erectile tissue to deliver a urological miracle.
If the flow of arterial blood into the penis is inadequate, the erectile tissue does not fill, or fills incompletely.
The pellet releases a drug that migrates into the erectile tissue and causes a temporary erection.
It constricts the arteries and blood vessels supplying blood flow to the corpora cavernosa penis, or the two columns of erectile tissue on either side of the male sex organ.
PDE-5 inhibitors only target ED through actions on erectile tissue but have no impact on the CNS centers that regulate this function.
Potential and subclinical injury to erectile tissue caused by electrosurgery on the penis cannot be underestimated," he added.