Haemorrhoids are associated with erectile dysfunction: A population-based study

J. J. Keller, H. C. Lin

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摘要

Haemorrhoids are associated with regional vascular abnormalities and rectal pain, which are hypothesized to increase the risk of erectile dysfunction (ED); however, few studies have investigated the association between ED and haemorrhoids. This case-control study aimed to estimate the association between haemorrhoids and ED by using a population-based data in Taiwan. We identified 6310 patients with ED as cases and randomly selected 31550 controls. Conditional logistic regression was performed to compute the odds ratio (OR) for having been previously diagnosed with haemorrhoids between cases and controls. The results show that haemorrhoids were found to be present among 1572 (24.9%) cases and 4491 (14.20%) controls. The OR for prior haemorrhoids among cases was 1.90 (95% CI=1.78-2.03) when compared with controls after adjusting for monthly income, geographical location, hypertension, diabetes, coronary heart disease, hyperlipidemia, obesity and alcohol abuse/alcohol dependence syndrome. Younger cases demonstrated a higher risk for prior haemorrhoids when compared with controls. In particular, the adjusted OR among cases

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)867-872
頁數6
期刊International Journal of Andrology
35
發行號6
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 十二月 2012

指紋

Hemorrhoids
Erectile Dysfunction
Population
Odds Ratio
Alcoholism
Hyperlipidemias
Taiwan
Coronary Disease
Blood Vessels
Case-Control Studies
Obesity
Logistic Models
Hypertension
Pain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology
  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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Haemorrhoids are associated with erectile dysfunction : A population-based study. / Keller, J. J.; Lin, H. C.

於: International Journal of Andrology, 卷 35, 編號 6, 12.2012, p. 867-872.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

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