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Physiology of penile erection

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dc.contributor.author Zeineh, J.
dc.contributor.author Lue, Tom F.
dc.contributor.author Schmidt, Richard A.
dc.contributor.author Tanagho, Emil A.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-16T06:48:43Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-16T06:48:43Z
dc.date.copyright 1983 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1433-8726 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/10448
dc.description.abstract The physiologic basis of erection is yet to be clear. Recently, we were able to identify the cavernous nerves which are responsible for erection. Using electroerection in the monkey, we were able to study the physiologic changes that occur during erection and detumescence. Basically, erection is a result of: (1) active relaxation of sinusoidal spaces in the corpora cavernosa, (2) active arteriolar dilatation, and (3) active venous constriction. On the contrary, detumescence is a passive phenomenon. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Physiology of penile erection en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201000160 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal World Journal of Urology en_US
dc.journal.volume 4 en_US
dc.journal.issue 1 en_US
dc.article.pages 194-196 en_US
dc.keywords Public Health en_US
dc.keywords Physiologic Change en_US
dc.keywords Physiologic Basis en_US
dc.keywords Penile Erection en_US
dc.keywords Active Relaxation en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Lue, T. F., Zeineh, S. J., Schmidt, R. A., & Tanagho, E. A. (1983). Physiology of penile erection. World Journal of Urology, 1(4), 194-196. en_US
dc.author.email selim.zeineh@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF00326801 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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