A Aversa

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Erectile dysfunction: expectations beyond phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibition
    A Aversa
    Department of Medical Phisiopathology, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:192-206. 2004
  2. ncbi Hormonal supplementation and erectile dysfunction
    Antonio Aversa
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University La Sapienza, Viale Policlinico 155, 0061 Rome, Italy
    Eur Urol 45:535-8. 2004
  3. ncbi Androgens improve cavernous vasodilation and response to sildenafil in patients with erectile dysfunction
    Antonio Aversa
    AFaR CRCCS, Ospedale Fatebenefratelli Isola Tiberina, Rome, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 58:632-8. 2003
  4. doi Chronic administration of Sildenafil improves markers of endothelial function in men with Type 2 diabetes
    A Aversa
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Diabet Med 25:37-44. 2008
  5. ncbi Androgens and penile erection: evidence for a direct relationship between free testosterone and cavernous vasodilation in men with erectile dysfunction
    A Aversa
    Cattedra di Andrologia, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medica, Universita La Sapienza, Cattedra di Endocrinologia, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 53:517-22. 2000
  6. ncbi Relationship between chronic tadalafil administration and improvement of endothelial function in men with erectile dysfunction: a pilot study
    A Aversa
    Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 19:200-7. 2007
  7. doi A pilot study to evaluate the effects of vardenafil on sexual distress in men with obesity
    A Aversa
    Department Experimental Medicine, Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 24:122-5. 2012
  8. doi The application of digital pulse amplitude tonometry to the diagnostic investigation of endothelial dysfunction in men with erectile dysfunction
    A Aversa
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Andrologia 43:9-15. 2011
  9. doi Efficacy and safety of two different testosterone undecanoate formulations in hypogonadal men with metabolic syndrome
    A Aversa
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Policlinico 155, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:776-83. 2010
  10. doi Is there a role for phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitors in the treatment of premature ejaculation?
    A Aversa
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 23:17-23. 2011

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Publications37

  1. ncbi Erectile dysfunction: expectations beyond phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibition
    A Aversa
    Department of Medical Phisiopathology, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:192-206. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi Hormonal supplementation and erectile dysfunction
    Antonio Aversa
    Cattedra di Medicina Interna, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University La Sapienza, Viale Policlinico 155, 0061 Rome, Italy
    Eur Urol 45:535-8. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi Androgens improve cavernous vasodilation and response to sildenafil in patients with erectile dysfunction
    Antonio Aversa
    AFaR CRCCS, Ospedale Fatebenefratelli Isola Tiberina, Rome, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 58:632-8. 2003
    ..This led us to further investigate the effect(s) of androgen administration on cavernous arteries in patients failing sildenafil treatment...
  4. doi Chronic administration of Sildenafil improves markers of endothelial function in men with Type 2 diabetes
    A Aversa
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Diabet Med 25:37-44. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effects of chronic therapy with sildenafil on endothelial function in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2)...
  5. ncbi Androgens and penile erection: evidence for a direct relationship between free testosterone and cavernous vasodilation in men with erectile dysfunction
    A Aversa
    Cattedra di Andrologia, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medica, Universita La Sapienza, Cattedra di Endocrinologia, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 53:517-22. 2000
    ..The objective of the present study was to investigate the role of androgens in regulating trabecular smooth muscle relaxation in the corpus cavernosum in response to vasoactive challenge in men with erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  6. ncbi Relationship between chronic tadalafil administration and improvement of endothelial function in men with erectile dysfunction: a pilot study
    A Aversa
    Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 19:200-7. 2007
    ..Chronic treatment also produces a dramatic increase in morning erections, which determines better oxygenation to the penis, thus providing a rationale for vascular rehabilitation...
  7. doi A pilot study to evaluate the effects of vardenafil on sexual distress in men with obesity
    A Aversa
    Department Experimental Medicine, Medical Physiopathology, Food Science and Endocrinology Section, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 24:122-5. 2012
    ..Our preliminary results suggest that treatment with VAR may improve ejaculatory control, thus ameliorating self-esteem and sexual performance in men with obesity...
  8. doi The application of digital pulse amplitude tonometry to the diagnostic investigation of endothelial dysfunction in men with erectile dysfunction
    A Aversa
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Andrologia 43:9-15. 2011
    ....
  9. doi Efficacy and safety of two different testosterone undecanoate formulations in hypogonadal men with metabolic syndrome
    A Aversa
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale Policlinico 155, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 33:776-83. 2010
    ..To investigate efficacy and safety of two different preparations of testosterone undecanoate (TU) in 52 hypogonadal men [mean age 57 yr and mean testosterone (T) < 320 ng/dl] with metabolic syndrome (MS)...
  10. doi Is there a role for phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitors in the treatment of premature ejaculation?
    A Aversa
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 23:17-23. 2011
    ..The aim of this review is to discuss basic rationale and to show clinical evidence sustaining the possibility to use off-label PDE5-i's to treat PE...
  11. ncbi Re-dosing of prostaglandin-E1 versus prostaglandin-E1 plus phentolamine in male erectile dysfunction: a dynamic color power Doppler study
    A Aversa
    Cattedra di Andrologia, Dipartimento Fisiopatologia Medica, Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 12:33-40. 2000
    ..We conclude that re-dosing of PGE1/PHE mixture is a safe and effective procedure to maximize erectile response during dynamic CPD sonography and has a better diagnostic sensitivity than re-dosing of PGE1 alone...
  12. ncbi Non-invasive vascular imaging for erectile dysfunction
    A Aversa
    AFaR CRCCS, Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Isola Tiberina, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:122-4. 2003
    ..Other vascular testing--i.e. natural penile tumescence, cavernosometry/graphy, angiography are reserved to selected patients in whom CDDU alone has provided inconsistent information...
  13. ncbi The therapeutic dilemma: how to use short-acting PDE5 inhibitor drugs
    A Fabbri
    Chair of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Int J Androl 28:69-73. 2005
    ..Aim of this article will be to review the different efficacy and safety profiles of oral short-acting compounds and to give indication for treatment of special populations of men with ED...
  14. ncbi Plasma adrenomedullin and endothelin-1 levels are reduced and Raynaud's phenomenon improved by daily tadalafil administration in male patients with systemic sclerosis
    E Rosato
    Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 23:23-9. 2009
    ..The results of our study lead us to postulate the beneficial effect of adding long term inhibition of Phosphodiesterase type 5 to Systemic Sclerosis' therapy...
  15. doi Early endothelial dysfunction as a marker of vasculogenic erectile dysfunction in young habitual cannabis users
    A Aversa
    Chair of Internal Medicine, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 20:566-73. 2008
    ..Further studies are warranted to establish a direct relationship between cannabis abuse, onset of insulin resistance and development of vascular ED...
  16. ncbi Diagnosing erectile dysfunction: the penile dynamic colour duplex ultrasound revisited
    A Aversa
    Chair of Internal Medicine, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int J Androl 28:61-3. 2005
    ..e. selective arteriography and dynamic infusion cavernosometry along with cavernosography...
  17. ncbi New oral agents for erectile dysfunction: what is changing in our practice?
    A Aversa
    AFaR CRCCS, Fatebenefratelli Isola Tiberina Hospital, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    Asian J Androl 3:175-9. 2001
    ..When indicated, oral therapy with new molecules (phosphodiesterase inhibitors or apomorphine) is the first-line treatment for the majority of patients because of potential benefits and lack of invasiveness...
  18. ncbi Platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) and PDGF receptors in rat corpus cavernosum: changes in expression after transient in vivo hypoxia
    A Aversa
    AFaR CRCCS, Ospedale Fatebenefratelli Isola Tiberina, 00186 Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol 170:395-402. 2001
    ..We suggest that a local impairment of the PDGF/PDGFR system may contribute to CC fibrosis, which is an established cause of erectile dysfunction in man...
  19. ncbi Penile pharmacotesting in diagnosing male erectile dysfunction: evidence for lack of accuracy and specificity
    Antonio Aversa
    AFaR CRCCS, Ospedale Fatebenefratelli Isola Tiberina, Cattedra di Endocrinologia, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Int J Androl 25:6-10. 2002
    ..We conclude that PPT alone is a misleading diagnostic test to exclude vascular ED and that dynamic CDDU should be offered to pts investigated for male ED...
  20. ncbi Testosterone:estradiol ratio changes associated with long-term tadalafil administration: a pilot study
    Emanuela A Greco
    Internal Medicine, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University of Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Sex Med 3:716-22. 2006
    ..It has been reported that lack of sexual activity due to erectile dysfunction (ED) may be associated with testosterone (T) decline...
  21. ncbi Are subjects with erectile dysfunction aware of their condition? Results from a retrospective study based on an Italian free-call information service
    A Aversa
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 27:548-56. 2004
    ..Effective prevention of ED commences with better awareness of the pathological causes by the population and modification of risk factors by the doctors...
  22. ncbi Pathology of erection
    A Fabbri
    Endocrinology Section, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 26:87-90. 2003
    ..Finally, trauma or surgery affecting either the nervous system or interfering with the blood supply to the penis are associated with increased incidence of ED...
  23. ncbi Low testosterone levels are associated with coronary artery disease in male patients with angina
    G M C Rosano
    Centre for Clinical and Basic Research, IRCCS San Raffaele, Rome, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 19:176-82. 2007
    ..These changes are inversely correlated to the degree of CAD, suggesting that low plasma testosterone may be involved with the increased risk of CAD in men...
  24. ncbi Chronic treatment with tadalafil improves endothelial function in men with increased cardiovascular risk
    Giuseppe M C Rosano
    Cardiovascular Research Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, San Raffaele Roma, Tosinvest Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Eur Urol 47:214-20; discussion 220-2. 2005
    ..Aim of the study was to evaluate whether chronic therapy (4 weeks) with TAD improves endothelial function in patients with increased cardiovascular risk and whether this effect is sustained after discontinuation of therapy...
  25. doi Endothelial dysfunction and erectile dysfunction in the aging man
    Antonio Aversa
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Int J Urol 17:38-47. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is to discuss the pathophysiology of endothelial dysfunction and its relationship with ED in the aging male, and to suggest possible strategies to improve arterial function with regard to sexual dysfunctions...
  26. ncbi The role of penile color-duplex ultrasound for the evaluation of erectile dysfunction
    Antonio Aversa
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Sex Med 4:1437-47. 2007
    ..Various parameters, such as peak systolic flow velocity, end diastolic velocity, resistance index, acceleration time, and degree of arterial dilatation, have been suggested for the diagnosis of vascular ED by D-PCDU...
  27. ncbi Combining testosterone and PDE5 inhibitors in erectile dysfunction: basic rationale and clinical evidences
    Emanuela A Greco
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Eur Urol 50:940-7. 2006
    ..Erectile dysfunction (ED) and decline of testosterone levels are frequently observed with age and also in illnesses with a common basis of endothelial damage...
  28. ncbi The penile vasculature in systemic sclerosis: A duplex ultrasound study
    Antonio Aversa
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome Lae Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Sex Med 3:554-8. 2006
    ..The role of ultrasound in the investigation of penile pathology is well established as vasculogenic impotence accounts for more than 30% out of overall causes...
  29. ncbi Effects of testosterone on sexual function in men: results of a meta-analysis
    Andrea M Isidori
    Cattedra di Andrologia, Universita La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 63:381-94. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to assess and compare the effects of T on the different domains of sexual life...
  30. ncbi Endothelial effects of drugs designed to treat erectile dysfunction
    Antonio Aversa
    Internal Medicine Unit, Medical Pathophysiology Department, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale del Policlinico 155, Rome, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 14:3768-78. 2008
    ..on-demand PDE5-i in difficult patients is discussed...
  31. ncbi Androgen deficiency and hormone-replacement therapy
    Andrea M Isidori
    Dipartmento Fisiopatologia Medica, Universita La Sapienza di Roma, Italy
    BJU Int 96:212-6. 2005
  32. ncbi Androgens regulate phosphodiesterase type 5 expression and functional activity in corpora cavernosa
    Annamaria Morelli
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence 50139, Italy
    Endocrinology 145:2253-63. 2004
    ..In conclusion, we demonstrated, for the first time, that androgens positively regulate PDE5, thus providing a possible explanation about the highest abundance of this enzyme in male genital tract...
  33. ncbi Effects of testosterone on erectile function: implications for the therapy of erectile dysfunction
    Farid Saad
    GBU Gynecology Andrology, Bayer Schering Pharma, Berlin, Germany
    BJU Int 99:988-92. 2007
    ..Thus, androgen treatment in hypogonadic patients, including those unresponsive to PDE-5 inhibitors, often results in an improvement of ED. Testosterone therapy is safe and convenient, while rapidly correcting low testosterone levels...
  34. ncbi Chronic sildenafil in men with diabetes and erectile dysfunction
    Antonio Aversa
    University of Rome La Sapienza, Dept of Medical Pathophysiology, Viale Policlinico 155 00161 Rome, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 3:451-64. 2007
    ..If this approach proves successful, it will determine many advantages over the intracavernosal treatment and potentially induce sexual rehabilitation...
  35. ncbi Phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors in the treatment of erectile dysfunction
    Antonio Aversa
    Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University La Sapienza 00161 Rome Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 12:3467-84. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi Cervical spondylotic myelopathy: 10 years of prospective outcome analysis of anterior decompression and fusion
    Haroldo Chagas
    Division of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Surg Neurol 64:S1:30-5; discussion S1:35-6. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi Erectile dysfunction in systemic sclerosis: effects of longterm inhibition of phosphodiesterase type-5 on erectile function and plasma endothelin-1 levels
    Michele Proietti
    Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Department of Medical Pathophysiology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Rheumatol 34:1712-7. 2007
    ....