Small-fibre neuropathy in men with type 1 diabetes and erectile dysfunction: a cross-sectional study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Autophagy
  • Melatonin
  • Mitochondria
  • Neuroprotective Agents
  • Organoplatinum Compounds
  • Peripheral Nerves
  • Peripheral Nervous System Diseases

abstract

  • Small-fibre neuropathy is prominent in patients with type 1 diabetes, and is associated with erectile dysfunction and can be objectively quantified using corneal confocal microscopy. This may allow the identification of patients who are less likely to respond to conventional therapies such as phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors.

publication date

  • March 29, 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5423985

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00125-017-4245-z

PubMed ID

  • 28357503

Additional Document Info

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  • 1

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