Andrology-Open Access

Andrology-Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0250


Francisco Costa Neto

Francisco Costa Neto
Santa Isabel Hospital,
Praça Almeida Couto,500, Salvador, BA,

  • Research Article
    Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRT) and PDE 5 Inhibitors Response
    Author(s): Francisco Costa Neto and D BrustolimFrancisco Costa Neto and D Brustolim

    Objectives: To evaluate PDE-5 inhibitors response in combination to hormonal replacement therapy in patients complaining of erectile dysfunction with low-normal serum testosterone and poor response to sildenafil citrate, vardenafil and tadalafil. Methods: We have been following 77 men with age between 28 to 88 (mean ± 59 years) years old with androgen deficiency and using hormonal replacement therapy since 2004. They were seen every month to check the Testosterone levels and see responses with PDE5 inhibitors answering the SHIM score. We decided to use Testosterone 1%, 2% and 3% gel and testosterone cypionate injections. All men had a clinical examination and blood drawn for hormonal profiles every month, the Prostate specific antigen level was included in males >40 years old with digital rectal examination... Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0250.1000168

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