Evaluation of Erectile Dysfunction and Left Ventricular Diastolic Parameters in Lead Exposed Workers


Karakulak U. N. , Okutucu S., Lokman U., Bilgin O., TUTKUN E. , Yilmaz O. H. , ...More

ACTA CARDIOLOGICA SINICA, vol.35, no.1, pp.75-84, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.6515/acs.201901_35(1).20180716a
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CARDIOLOGICA SINICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.75-84

Abstract

Background: Lead exposure causes a wide range of vascular diseases through oxidative stress, sympathetic hyperactivity and impairment in nitric oxide bioavailability. In this study, the association between the effects of lead exposure on left ventricular diastolic indices and erectile function were assessed.